Writer’s Digest Story

     A couple months ago, I decided to submit a short story to Writer’s Digest. There was a 750 word limit and a simple premise: “A man who lives alone sees a set of footprints leading away from his house the morning after a heavy snowfall.” Here is my submission. (I didn’t win, but that’s […]

Assimilation Complete

I honestly didn’t think it would happen, but my conversion to becoming a West Sider has gone further than I expected. My body has adapted to the new climate and I no longer have the ability to cope with the “cold.” (I am now one of those people who think it is cold when the […]

Winter Weirdness

California and Massachusetts are completely at the opposite ends of the country. The people are different, the accents are different, but more importantly, the weather is different. Growing up in Boston, I am accustomed to the unpredictable New England temperature changes. Everyone around the world is aware of the fact that Boston has four seasons, […]