Never Have I Ever

Back around the time you played “Spin the Bottle,” you may have played a little game called “Never Have I Ever.” It’s simple, really. You tell the group your deepest, darkest secret with the disclaimer, “Never have I ever…” and then the fun begins. Except it is seldom fun. Remember Benjamin Franklin’s famous words, “Three … More Never Have I Ever

Summer of ’69

Hard to believe the Summer of ’69 is but a fifty-year-old good vibe in America’s collective memory. Man walked on the moon. Woodstock. Simpler times, right? But there were also bad times. Take Vietnam–how did those parents deal with the not knowing? Without cellphones and computers, communication came via snail mail. And government officials coming … More Summer of ’69

Queen Bee

For anyone who has ever lived under a domineering mother’s keen eye or in the shade of a sister’s perfect life, have I got a story for you. Dorothea Benton Frank, the Queen of Women’s Fiction set in South Carolina’s Lowcountry, is back with a new book, QUEEN BEE. It’s delicious. Mostly. There are no … More Queen Bee