Monthly Archives: October 2013

What I Read This Summer

My dear friend Andi is on her honeymoon and she asked me to guest post for her today. Isn’t she nice? My first priority was to read To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee. The last time I had read it, I was in seventh grade, with an overactive imagination […]

Character, Place and Relationships

Like Lucky Buster, Barbie doesn’t strike all the right chords as a true adult. Taylor wonders if this is somme new national trend like a crop disease. Failure to mature. Taylor matured at age nine, she feels, on a day she remembers…Taylor presses her spine against the imitation wood headboard […]

Why I Read 1

Frau Diller was a sharp-edged woman with fat glasses and a nefarious glare. She developed this evil look to discourage the very idea of stealing from her shop which she occupied with soldierlike posture, a refrigerating voice, and even breath that smelled like “heil Hitler.” The shop itself was white […]