A Rich Man, a Girl, and the Sea: A Short Story

The sea tricked the rich man. It said to him, “If you buy the house on my coast I will give you the shore and it will increase its value.” So the man bought the house, but the sea rose high and rolled over the shore until there was none left. There was only an…

Rachel and the Scissors, a Short Story

Note: This is a true story, written from my memory. It is a story my family has told many times over. “Bring me those scissors.” I will never forget those words from the mouth of Rachel Carter, the mother of my childhood best friend. She was from New England, a big strong woman with a…