Usually, on Saturday evenings, I write and my husband plays his guitar. For years I have tried to capture him playing. Usually what happens is he stops to see what I’m doing, the heater kicks on and overshadows the music, or when I turn on the camera he […]
I like to make people laugh and then say, "hmmm." If I have done that then I have successfully changed the way you have seen the world.
In other words, in this instance, my weakness is a strength. Yes. This should be an easy assignment.Ha. We make plans, and life laughs.Here’s what happened next.
Looking back, I should have known my first date with my husband was my last. But I didn’t figure it out until we were married for twenty-three years…as in the defining moment was there in front of us and neither of us recognized it.
Under the guise of making ornaments for the tree decorating ceremony at City Hall, Iris pulled off a secret Holiday Kisses mission. She’d sent out an invitation to several single mothers in the community. The headline read: “Kids needed to help make decorations for the tree lighting ceremony.” To ensure those invited would attend, Iris scheduled the “kids only” craft class for Friday evening. A dinner of pizza and carrot sticks was included in the deal.
It had been five months since our last day of school. Today we’d find out how the time apart had changed us.
Jordan makes a surprising discovery.
A bag of microwave popcorn, a ball of yarn, and a Hallmark movie called out to Iris. “Come inside and be cozy.” She was sure she heard it. The temptation of the new lights delivered to her earlier in the day was stronger. After she hung them around […]
This is the story behind the podcast episode “Smiles, Sunshine, and Bears.” Or…a heartwarming story about the unexpected side effects of staying positive.
Jordan remembers a wish he made under the Paradise HIlls, legendary tree.Chapter two of Holiday Kisses, a romance, holiday, novella by Merri Maywether.