A funeral, a baptism, a birthday, a wedding anniversary, a wedding, a hospital visit, and a high school graduation, all in just 14 days. So raise your glass and cry – or raise your glass and smile – but raise your glass regardless. This is life … and it always comes full circle. – Kayley H. […]

Becoming a Writer: Excerpts From a Letter to My Teacher

… Do you remember my  first essay, the one with a few wannabeparagraphs, invented words, non-existent grammar rules, drawn out words that desperately sought to fill the white space with ink? Next to the second sentence and a somewhat deformed word—probably one of the newly created ones—you wrote “Yuck!” into the margins. I had to […]