I was raised a journalist, where the story you suffered for yesterday is birdcage liner tomorrow. That might be why having my work accepted in a literary periodical or included in an anthology is so satisfying. Besides, they look fantastic on a bookshelf together.

The MacGuffin
Essay: Taking Alice to Church

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Empowered Woman
Essay: Unintentional Lessons

 

Ascent Aspirations Magazine
Essay: Lockdown

Chicken Soup for the Soul: It’s Christmas
Essay: The Christmas Kidnapping

Ray’s Road Review
Essay: Molars and Mortality

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Mom Knows Best
Essay: Making Peace with Grandma

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Teachers
Essay: The Learning Curve of a Sub

Mount Hope Magazine
Fiction: Those Who Trespass

Bonnie Jo Campbell, Ginny Donahue & me.

Epiphany Magazine
Essay: Security Blanket

Monkey Star Press: Mom for the Holidays
Essay: Micromanaging the Christmas Spirit

The Broken Plate
Essay: King of the One-Word Answer

Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Very Good, Very Bad Dog
Essay: The Price of Protection

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Spirit of Canada
Essay: A Poppy for Remembrance

Telling Our Stories Press: Reflections
Essay: My Daughter’s Exoskeleton

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Navigating Eldercare & Dementia
Essay: The 103-Year-Old Man with a Plan

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Joy of Less
Essay: Why I Gave my Smartphone a Lobotomy
The Cheshire Library Blog: The Day I Forgot My Phone

Two Hawks Quarterly
Essay: Winter’s Melt

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Joy of Christmas
Essay: Confessions of a Holiday Hoarder

Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Hilarious, Heroic, Human Dog
Essay: COVID Comfort

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Spirit of America
Essay: The 9/11 Connection