Short Story: Christmas Spirits Rising


Emma moaned as she rolled over and pressed herself against her husband’s chest. It’s Christmas Eve and for the first time since moving into their new apartment, she and her husband finally got to sleep in together. They are both ER surgeons and neither of them is ever home at the same time. Neither of…

Halloween Light Show


I did not think I would have a post to submit for this week’s photo challenge but there I was, Saturday night – October 29th, two days before Halloween – walking home with my aunt from a Halloween party hosted by the local ward and we encountered a light show.

What is Father’s Day?


What is Father’s Day? What is this day about? Honestly, to me, it’s just another ordinary Sunday. I don’t think I’ve ever experienced a proper Father’s Day even with my step-father. I guess we just never been the traditional type but then what’s true definition of traditional? In the past 15 years or so, even when…

A Christmas Party


Friday night, I was at a party. It was nice and festive. There were more children than adults, the ratio of children to adult each table was about 6 to 2. In fact, our table was most likely the only table with the most adults, 6 adults and 4 children, two sat in chair while…

The Best Thanksgiving


I can hardly believe it. Thanksgiving has come and gone this year and Christmas is coming in a month and 2016 in less than 5 weeks! This year feels like it’s just breezed by. It was just 12 weeks ago that I began school and now, I’m two weeks away from finals.

Happy Thanksgiving!


I hope everyone is enjoying your turkey and hopefully, I am as well by the time this post goes live. I have been invited by one of mom’s friends to her house for Thanksgiving meal this year. That’s why I’m writing this post early.