Cats, Christmas, Fiction

Cat Lady’s Christmas

There was no tree because one of the kids had murdered it last year. There were no stockings because the kids had pulled them down and used them as toys. In fact, their mother found one stocking floating in their water bowl and another under the bed. Two days to Christmas and the house looked… Continue reading Cat Lady’s Christmas

anxiety, Coffee, Fiction, mental health, Psychology

Heavy Thoughts

She took a breath, trying not to choke herself. She closed her eyes and willed herself to breathe out like a normal person. But she didn't feel any lighter. The heavy burden on her heart refused to float away. Taking another deep breath, she stepped into the shower with her clothes already discarded. As the… Continue reading Heavy Thoughts