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The Past Is Now The Future, Or Is It The Other Way Around?

The Past Is Now The Future, Or Is It The Other Way Around?

When I began writing my Emmy Stories almost ten years ago. I set the stories in the past. My main character, Emmy Colasanti, was born in 1980. She was four-years-old in the prologue of the first. ...
A Treasure in the Attic

A Treasure in the Attic

I was talking on the phone last week to my cousin Carl Horner because it was his birthday. We only talk on the phone a couple times a year, but when we do connect the calls last until our cell phone ...
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AUNT ANN

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AUNT ANN

Ann Tockstein Williams was born on April 25, 1920. Yes! I have the year correct. My aunt was born 100 years ago. There is a character in my books who lives to be 100, but I’ve never known ...
“I Don’t Want a Dead Bird!”

“I Don’t Want a Dead Bird!”

“’I don’t want a dead bird,’ your mother screamed,” Kenny said with a laugh. “What are you talking about?” Emmy asked walking through the kitchen with a basket of dirty clothes. &# ...
Ol’ Melvin and Obadiah Part 4

Ol’ Melvin and Obadiah Part 4

Several days later Emmy rode the bicycle to her grandparents’ house. She saw them sitting on the newly painted swing and rode the bike all the way to the porch before jumping off. “My word, ...