Thunder Rush: An excerpt from Moonwalks and Unknowns

Thunder Rush By Leneé Cobb An excerpt from Moonwalks and Unknowns All names have been changed to protect the guilty, as usual.   A young woman in cutoffs stands a few feet away from me, waving her wand in circles through the air. I sit on a log along the Lyre River, watching sunlight glint upon the bubbles floating above the blond head of my two-year-old daughter as she and her dad frolic, splashing in the icy shallows. The heat, bubbles, and sparkling water take me back to another time, a time when marriage and children were not yet imagined, … Continue reading Thunder Rush: An excerpt from Moonwalks and Unknowns

If Vegetables Could Talk: The Jill Foster story

If Vegetables Could Talk The Jill Foster story By Leneé Cobb Jill Foster survived five brain aneurysms. Why should she be normal? She surveyed the room with calm authority and zeroed in on the stranger. Smiling real big, she walked over, and extended her hand. “Oh, hi! I’m Jill. It is so wonderful to finally meet you.” Two sentences later, her flaws were showing. She has a marked speech impediment. Why is it that we are drawn to imperfect people? She has trouble reading too. How then did she write a book? The right side of her body is paralyzed, … Continue reading If Vegetables Could Talk: The Jill Foster story