Category: ‘Stories’

St. Joseph

My inspiration. He looks a little worse for wear after several burials. St. Joseph called to me from across the room, his voice muffled by the cardboard enclosure. Let me out of here. It’s time! I snatched up the tiny package and headed to the garage where I grabbed my hand trowel from the bucket […] Read more

Apr, 28, 2017

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Happy Valentine’s Day! True Love: One Story In The Life Of An Innkeeper

“Where did you get this book?” The guest waved the hardback above her head like a New Yorker hailing a cab, and with almost the same sense of urgency. She had just returned from dinner with her daughter and granddaughter and made a special trip downstairs to inquire about the book. I’d been thinking about […] Read more

Feb, 14, 2017

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After the crutches came “The Shoe” Waiting For the Other Shoe to Drop — A Cinderella Story

If the shoe I’d ordered from Nordstrom’s Single Shoe Program didn’t arrive soon, I wouldn’t need it. In early September, days after I broke the fifth metatarsal on my right foot, I’d called Nordstrom and arranged for the delivery of a size 39 black and grey Dansko clog. It was surely optimistic thinking to suppose […] Read more

Dec, 08, 2016

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