Southern Spring

The trees are already dressed in early spring shades of green. The skies are a clear, bright blue, the sun is shining golden. The weather is perfect; warm but not too warm, with the brush of gentle breezes. Spring is awake and alive in mid-April in the deep south, full of visible signs that the earth is waking … More Southern Spring

Go Back

  We were out on the softball field for gym class. In the outfield, no one else could hear our conversation, way out of earshot of the teacher on duty. My classmate turned to me, hatred and bitterness seething in her eyes. It was another typical hot, sunny, Southern day. I could feel the red … More Go Back

Tale of a Dead Cat

  The year was 1976. I was a little kid; we had just moved to a small town in northeastern Alabama, the first family from India to move in that area within a 75 mile radius. We were moving from the north, and my father was looking for a job as a doctor. People warned … More Tale of a Dead Cat