My Friend Liz

I almost killed us once. I was driving the old truck, a Ford maybe, that her family kept around for farm use. I was only 15 or so. The truck was a nice powder blue with a bench seat and had a 4-speed manual transmission. It was old enough that the gear shifter was on…

My 15 Minutes

“In the future, everybody will be world famous for 15 minutes.” – Andy Warhol When we think of the term “15 minutes of fame,” we typically think of one hit wonders like this THIS song or YouTube videos that went viral like THIS one. Yet, those 15 minutes rarely last for only 15 minutes. Most…

She Boarded a Plane for Boston

Eight years ago today, she boarded a plane for Boston. She wore jeans, a black shell, and a matching cardigan. Her cardigan cinched in the middle with a black satin ribbon. Her hair was pulled back, neatly gathered with a shiny metal clip. While her trip was for business, she knew she would see him….