By Kristen Henry I pulled my neon blue Sunfire into the same spot in the Target parking lot I always did. It was 7:55 a.m. – I still had five minutes to run into the store before I’d be late. The drive there had been a blur. After four years […]
By Nicole Papantoniou “Babe, I know we haven’t spoken about this in a while but…” What could he be talking about? I thought to myself. I know I picked a fight recently about possibly breaking up, but I didn’t really mean it. I was just confused. Why does he have […]
By Nikki Wertheim The smell started gradually and then permeated the room with such force that I felt I had been slapped across the face. I didn’t dare mention it out loud for fear of embarrassing my grandmother. After a few minutes, my mother chuckled and said it was time […]
By Vanessa Rodriguez I- “We could have just e-mailed” I skim through the latest issue of ELLE on my bus ride to the city, preparing my list of “Must Go To” stores. My cousin has invited me to help her shoe shop. I jot down all of ELLE’s suggestions or […]
By Tarez Eisen It was nothing but a soft day.
By Samantha Urbanski A woman sits at her kitchen table with breakfast in front of her, looking out the window into her yard. It is springtime and the lawn is covered with bright red and yellow tulips. She smiles. This is what Janet VanHeusen imagined as she held her bags […]