Five Minute Fridays: Broken

One of the blogs I follow,, has this wonderful writing community that I’ve been meaning to be a part of for a while now. Every Friday, she posts one word, and everyone writes a response to that word. The rules? You can only write for five minutes. No edits, no rewrites, no going overContinue reading “Five Minute Fridays: Broken”

styrofoam lipton and married names

I’m still getting used to this new last name. It’s bulky, only a letter longer than maiden Ritschard, but so many more syllables. Can-na-ri-a-to. My signature is sloppy, spilling over the lines with the bulk of all these new vowels. “You’re just finishing writing that name by the time the test is done,” he jokes.Continue reading “styrofoam lipton and married names”