Category Archives: Writing

either poems or short stories

A Different Way of Seeing

I wrote this several years ago, and it was published in the anthology entitled On Being a Pharmacist: True Stories by Pharmacists, compiled and edited by Joanna Maudlin Pangilinan and J. Aubrey Waddell. It was published by the American Pharmacists … Continue reading

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Small stone: eggnog

Thick, creamy liquid (the color of fresh-churned butter) in crystal tumbler, Rich with a touch of nutmeg (and auld lang syne).   -nancy brady, (updated 2016)

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Annie’s Snow

A new story about Annie and her love of snow (and no, this is not a desire to rush winter). Annie’s Snow It was a winter of snows upon snows; a winter of snowmen, of snow angels, and of snowball … Continue reading

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Annie’s Apology

Another short story from the archives. Hopefully, a few new stories like Flying Lessons will be written and posted. In the meantime: Annie’s Apology In fifth grade it seems as if girls and boys go through a stage where they … Continue reading

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Annie’s Crush

Another from the archives: Annie’s Crush Annie remembered the first time she had music class. Music, or at least singing, had never been a big thing at her home. Neither of her parents professed to have any singing abilities even … Continue reading

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Peach Fuzz

Composing this post at the keyboard so randomness and digressions are probable. When I think about peach fuzz, two things come to mind. The first is the fuzz on the fruit, and the other is pre-teen and teen boys who … Continue reading

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Flying Lessons

Flying Lessons: An Annie Story Annie always had vivid dreams, many of them nightmares that included being chased by nebulous horrors including spiders. One dream, in particular though, was so pleasant, so exciting that it spilled into her daytime. Even … Continue reading

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