Short Stories2022-05-16T22:40:29+00:00

Short Stories

An Introduction to Right-Wing Radio Jock Mitch Michaels

THIS IS AN EXCERPT FROM NO IVORY TOWER, BOOK THREE OF THE MISS OLIVER'S SCHOOL FOR GIRLS SAGA It was three o’clock in the morning and Mitch Michaels was wide awake. Ordinarily the two Vicodins he had swallowed at midnight would have taken him all the way to six [...]


April 29, 2019 1965 On the June morning of my son’s tenth birthday, I woke up in a surge of joy. For three days it had been raining, but now the Sunday sun poured through the window onto my face. We wouldn’t have to postpone the birthday party after [...]

How Miss Edith Oliver Founded Miss Oliver’s School for Girls

LIFE IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE ARE PLANNING SOMETHING ELSE In April, 1925, Miss Edith Oliver, of Hartford, CT, twenty-two years old, the daughter of a wealthy man, lost her mother to pneumonia. A year later, almost to the day, Edith received the news that she was soon to [...]

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