All Hail the Plain Jane’s

I received an email a few months ago, from a fan, I guess, wanting to know why I didn’t write my heroines as beautiful. Why were the women in my stories written as plain? Why…Why…why? What did I have against beautiful African American women? Well first off, I didn’t realize that all the women in …read more

My Mother

My mother, Linda Marie, has spent the last six years battling cancer. Started out as breast cancer, then moved on to her lungs, and eventually it was everywhere. Six week ago, she ended up in the hospital, after a fall, and we were given the devastating news that she would be placed under hospice care …read more

On Marriage

This is the closing paragraph of Supreme Justice Anthony Kennedy, gay marriage’s ruling. I think it is an excellent statement on what marriage is. No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than they …read more