A Reason to Party by Amy Busse Perkins

Topic: Party Parties require reasons – or so I’ve always thought. My family wasn’t the spontaneous party throwing type, so there had to be a pretty good reason to hold one. My earliest party memories are of birthdays; either ones that I attended or ones that were held in my honor. My birthdays were sometimes … Continue reading

Mommy by Amy Busse Perkins

Topic: Extinction It was evening. Dinner was done. The dishwasher lashed scalding water and soap at my pots and pans, and the kitchen counters were a crumb free zone—for a few minutes anyway. I stretched lazily across my bed wondering what chore I had forgotten or neglected, because surely I shouldn’t have the time to … Continue reading