Fear Factor

Mary Claire and George

“I feel like such a wimp,” Mary Claire said, crawling into my king-sized bed. “I’m sorry I did it. I thought I’d be okay.” “You don’t have to apologize,” I assured her. “This is a lesson — the first of many — about making good choices and standing up for yourself. I’m really sorry those […]

Battling the Boogeyman

I’ve been doing a great deal of writing lately (well, because that’s what I do) and thought I’d share a few miscellaneous pieces with you. This one I found in an old file labeled “Letters To My Children.” It was written for my (then) 5-year-old scaredy-cat daughter… who comes by that moniker quite honestly. ~~~ […]