Tag: History

That Sinking Feeling

I miss the stage, and the sea… Nearer, my God, to Thee, nearer to Thee! E’en though it be a cross that raiseth me; Still all my song shall be nearer, my God, to Thee, Reported to be the last song the orchestra played as the RMS Titanic sank. On this day in 1912, the …

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This is the second in my newly-returned Short Story Friday series. I’m working on stories about growing up in Southwest Virginia. In full disclosure, if my cousins read this they’ll say “that’s not what happened.” I look forward to their book. Here’s Martha…. The February wind howls around the small frame house. A fire burns …

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