“My husband and I had just moved into a new house.  Our old house only had three bedrooms.  My youngest son had his own room, but the girls had been sharing a room.  They were sleeping on bunk beds.   We just wanted more space so everyone could have their own room and not be on […]

Lightning raced across the border of the nighttime sky. The rain poured heavily outside her window. She sat on the bed with knees bent; arms emoting submission, as her garment slid, slowly from her shoulder. Lifting her gaze to look at him, she strained to make out his features or his emotion from his expression […]

  It was bedtime and the kids were bouncing off the walls.  My wife had left the house fifteen minutes earlier.  I yelled up to the second floor from the kitchen. “You all have ten minutes to get your pajamas on and teeth brushed.”  I had pretty much pulled an all-nighter the previous night in […]