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Finding Family

My name is Lilly Irish. “Finding Family” is my story. Now I don’t want to get into detail, you need to buy the book for that, but I can tell you there was no bigger surprise to me than having my dead sister’s daughter call me up out of the blue. Like I needed that… Read More ›

Finding Family

Finding Family What happens to a widow whose quiet life is interrupted when an estranged niece arrives on her doorstep with three children and a dog of questionable breeding in tow? From the moment they blow into her life on a windy fall night and Krank the dog pees on her carpet, Lilly Irish begins… Read More ›

BLIND CURVE

Blind Curve Excerpt

We strode down the dank second floor hallway of Framington Apartments. Hard rock pulsed beyond the flimsy door of Unit 233, our destination. Yelled curses added to the racket. As first on scene, I stepped forward to knock. Ramirez pushed me aside and banged hard on the flimsy door. “Police! Open up!” The yelling stopped. The music didn’t…. Read More ›

In memory – a personal essay

My sister died unexpectedly but peacefully in her sleep sometime New Year’s Day morning. As far as her caregivers – my other sister and her husband – knew, she was not ill, and yet she quietly made her way out of this life and into the next on a schedule only God knows. She was… Read More ›

Tom McDonald

Dispatch New Mexico

Thanks to a world that’s ‘wide enough’ By Tom McDonald It’s that time of year, when America gives thanks. It’s my favorite holiday of the year, and for good reason. Not only is it good for my soul to count my many blessings, it is also time for my annual trip to home and hearth…. Read More ›

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