A Visit with Anne: Millennials on Holiday

A short story by Jennifer Brookins I’m sitting in my favorite cafe as an excuse to write you a letter; so much I want to say, but words don’t come. Instead, I just stare at the canal through a fog Continue reading A Visit with Anne: Millennials on Holiday

Who Kidnapped Joan Crawford?

Book Excerpt from Memoir Tharon Ann    “Someone jus stole Joan Crawford outta her pen in the backyard. Aunt Lowee havin herself a hissy fit grievin over Joan Crawford bein Sunday supper cuz folks like fried chicken round here. I’m Continue reading Who Kidnapped Joan Crawford?

White Child and Black Mama – Raised in Jim Crow South

I spent most of my early years in Little Rock, Arkansas where racism sat right beneath the surface of our lives. Raised by a black mama in the Jim-Crow south, as many southern children were, I loved her the same Continue reading White Child and Black Mama – Raised in Jim Crow South

Andy Warhol – Madman or Genius?

The first time I met Andy Warhol was at a party in New York. I’m standing in one spot for what seems an eternity, looking at the strangest man I’ve ever met. I don’t know who he is, what he does, Continue reading Andy Warhol – Madman or Genius?