“You never loved me?” It was more realization than question. “You’re nothin’,” Lila spat through her cigarette smoke. “Like your father,” she muttered and took another drag, her too-red lipstick leaving its stain on the butt. He hated her. Hated her cheap clothes and frowsy hair, her bra straps sticking out of blouses forever unbuttoned and…Continue Reading “Lila”

Here we are again, friends. It’s that holiday time of year! And what else do we think of at this time? All things food, of course! But with all the food, festivities, and holiday gatherings, also comes all the holiday stress. Join me over at OTV Magazine today for a few thoughts on how to…Continue Reading “It’s the Most Flavorful Time of the Year! – Open Thought Vortex”