In a few days, All Saints Day will roll around again, as it does every year. This year, it would have been my sister Nancy’s 50th birthday.
without her, and I still can’t, and yet here I am living that life with her absence lingering nearby, always.
Those few who actually know me know that I am someone who keeps the tender emotions—joy, sadness, love—hidden. I find it unseemly to display them, even though they are in there, waiting for their moment.
feel compelled to write more books with her as the main character. She’s full of life. I think Nancy would like her a lot.
John L. Sheppard wrote the novels After the Jump, No Brass, No Ammo and Small Town Punk.
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