The Comfort Rock Chronicles, Vol. 1

In October 2018, I began writing an ongoing series of short stories called The Comfort Rock Chronicles. Based in the fictitious northern Vermont town of Comfort Rock, this series tells the story of Lauren Comstock, a girl who lives on a dairy farm in town. I was churning out installments of The Comfort Rock Chronicles …

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The Concert, pt. 6

Thursday, Dec. 18, 1986The Thursday before Christmas vacation was always the culinary highlight of the school year. Fresh turkeys donated by Gizzard Acres. Lumpy mashed potatoes covered with silky smooth gravy. Buttered peas and carrots. Homemade cranberry sauce made right in the cafeteria kitchen. Gingerbread cake with Cool Whip topping.  It was hard to fathom …

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