Elrod and Neetu were at the Marshall Arts event before Elrod got an unexpected text that changed everything.
How to beautify your hand made home Maybe it’s because I am a Cancer or maybe it’s the influence of my childhood with my mother, but I am a homebody. I love nesting and fluffing, and I constantly tweak my … Continued
By Super Bowl Sunday Elrod had moved in with Neetu. He enjoyed the diaphanous curtains in the window, the sweet cinnamon-scented treats she fed him, the neatness of her apartment, and the smell of incense that filled the rooms. She … Continued
About the Book While browsing at Mr. K’s Used Bookstore in Asheville recently, I came across a book I have loved. Unlike most of the books I buy it is not literary fiction, but it is sort of a coffee … Continued
Last we saw Frederick he had awakened in the bed of his across the hall neighbor, Ellie. The night before as he had calmed his jangled nerves with a few stiff drinks poured by Ellie. He had just watched the … Continued
Lorraine was stretched out on a comfortable, floral-print chaise lounge beside El Chapo’s massive swimming pool enjoying the sunshine. She was wearing a modest black bathing suit and a wide-brimmed black hat the size of a large pizza. She refused … Continued
December is a month filled with joy and celebration as the darkness begins to recede and the light grows stronger each day. No matter your religious beliefs, you can find a reason to light up your home and celebrate. For … Continued