Issue 12

“You have to be so careful. You can’t ever just throw words out. They have to land somewhere.”

A VIRTUOUS WOMAN, Kaye Gibbons

Episodes in Love and Misdirection

Episodes in Love and Misdirection

Book Review The Going and Goodbye Shuly Xochitl Cawood Platypus Press, 192 pp., $16.00   Exploring the Give-and-Take of Romance Finding nonfiction that accurately captures the feeling of events both big and small can prove a challenge; however, The Going and Goodbye...
Harlan and Gert

Harlan and Gert

“How can they do this to us?” Gert fumed as she climbed into the truck. “After all we’ve done for them? A home, Harlan? Really? That’s all they think of us? They want to put us in a home?” Harlan reached over and patted her hand....
You Are Here

You Are Here

    On my way through Death Valley in early 2016, I stopped for dinner at Forty-Niner Café. The place was small and bustling, and I felt like the uninvited guest at a family reunion. (Click on the image for a high-resolution version. April Ford won a 2016 Pushcart...