Footsteps fall hard on the worn stone behind me, their echoes cascading down the alley like gunshot. It’s dark, too dark. Water drips from a drain pipe overhead, pooling in shallow puddles. The alleyway bends out of sight around the long, languid curve of ancient, crumbling walls. Darkened doorways, barred windows, deep nooks and even [...]
Author Archive: Robin Winzenread Fritz
A former foreign exchange student, newspaper correspondent, and political speech writer, Robin Fritz is now a full time financial writer for a consulting firm and teaches business writing classes part-time for Indiana University at its satellite campus in Columbus, Indiana. When not writing about finance, Fritz indulges her passions for travel, scuba diving, hiking, camping, art and gooey, stinky cheeses.
Normally the sight of a large man lifting a small child up by the ankles and shaking him vigorously over a parking lot would send me running for the police. But in this instance, I laughed. In Silver Lake,Michigan, with its thousands of acres of rolling sand dunes, I imagine this is a regular occurrence. [...]