Category: Writer Moms

Gerbils: A Love Story

Gerbils: A Love Story   Rodent dreams.  Little ears and walrus whiskers.  I can’t stop watching videos of capybaras soaking in Japanese hot springs. They’re like giant gerbils, and they seem so peaceful and wise.  But I notice that the tourists petting them avoid the belly, even when they flip over and stretch seductively.  Anyone…


Summer School

    Summer School   “WHAT?!” Lil Jon   “Let me get a Monster,” Matt said, his sunglasses reflecting twin pine trees. “No. Ick. We’ll go to Starbucks.” His mother, Daisy, glanced at him as she turned onto Fremont. “You look like a rock star in those.” “I am a rock star.” As they stood…