Month: March 2014

WOAW Fiction- “Ten Little Chapters” Challenge

The Challenge:  1000 words in 10 chapters, courtesy of Awesome Author/Blogger Chuck Wendig. Check it out HERE. Chapter 1 I stand barefoot on the beach at the edge of the water, about a mile away from where she is, where I’m not supposed to be. Anxious, I pace in circles under the hot sun, watching my … Continue reading WOAW Fiction- “Ten Little Chapters” Challenge

“Happy My Teeth”

My eight-year-old son, M., has autism. For an autistic kid, M. is very in tune with other people's feelings. He shows a great amount of empathy. He gets very upset when others are upset.For example, when our house gets loud or we're arguing with M.'s older brother JC, M. gets very unsettled. He starts to growl. … Continue reading “Happy My Teeth”

Pour Some Sugar

On the way to work today, Def Leppard's "Pour Some Sugar on Me" played on the radio. That song always jets me back to high school at warp speed. I sang along in the van. "Love is like a bomb, baby, c'mon get it on. Living like a lover with a red owwf on." Wait. … Continue reading Pour Some Sugar