Memoirs

In Which We Do A Thing

The two lovers stood in silence for a moment, then they reshuffled through their options. “I like this one,” Cree said, pointing to one of the photos, “it has literally everything.” “Okay, I think this […]

Memoirs

Busch Gardens Day-Trip

Cree mused to himself how few people actually used the full spectrum of military benefits available. For example, he and Crystal were now driving their three little ones and puppy to Busch Gardens Williamsburg. They’d […]

Memoirs

Mutual Acquaintance

“Excuse me Staff Sergeant, can I ask you a question?” Cree paused and quickly assessed the tiny sergeant standing in front of him. The young Marine looked harmless enough, perhaps even a little terrified. Then, […]

Memoirs

Temple Wedding Day

Cree felt wave after wave of nausea/joy/fear/excitement/something. He’d certainly felt adrenaline before, but this felt stronger. Steeling his nerves, Cree finished adjusting his necktie and straightened the tuxedo jacket. Pausing only a moment to admire […]

Memoirs

A Pretty Rose

He saw her standing on the sidewalk, somewhat watching everyone else around her, though not seeming like a part any group. With a subtle smirk, Cree made sure she stood near enough to a rose […]

Memoirs

Tree Struck

“Dad, I really don’t think sending Cree with a bunch of boys is such a good idea.” “Honey, if he doesn’t go, he’ll be at the bottom with his peers. Camping is one of the […]