Forgive This Thanksgiving

Do we truly understand forgiveness? What is true forgiveness? Can we forgive and go through life avoiding the person? Do we forget like we should? Are we still hurting from things that happened to us in the past? If so, is that true forgiveness? How many of us are missing the mark? How many of…

Ode To The Summer Solstice

 I want to see raindrops lightly kiss umbrellas in Seattle. I want to be able to dream of Dubai at night before sight of you loses battle. I want to watch the sunset from the beach in Miami before the last day. I want to be able to envision my travels on the Waterways of…

Fantasies For Sale

My name is Kelly Stone and I sell fantasies. My books are the result of my imagination. All characters appearing in my work are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, are purely coincidental. Have you ever encountered a good marriage? I often find myself in conversations with married couples striving to make…

Sink or Swim?

Do you know how to swim? When I was a child, I can remember running into my great grandparent’s pond to try to avoid a spanking. My oldest sister was charged with the responsibility of catching me. She was bigger and much quicker than I was at the time. Once caught, I knew she would…

Love To Hate The Villain

“A villain must be a thing of power, handled with delicacy and grace. He must be wicked enough to excite our aversion, strong enough to arouse our fear, human enough to awaken some transient gleam of sympathy. We must triumph in his downfall, yet not barbarously nor with contempt, and the close of his career…