January-February 2014 Issue
For Jake Anders, the time has come to close up the diner, his beloved Java Jake's. But first, he'll make sure the place goes out in style, in this story by Patricia Crisafulli.
When a young student meets an elderly woman named Lucy Mae in a diner, she finds herself walking through someone else's memories and reminiscences--as a 60-year love story unfolds, in this delightful tale by Eliza Briskey.
When Georgia McAllister's 21-year-old daughter announces a surprise engagement to a young man she's been dating for only four months, she pleads for the young couple to listen to reason. But in the end, there is only one wish to make, in this story by Patricia Crisafulli.
In the quiet forest, listening past one's own noise, the sounds of snow emerge--a reminder of the symphony always playing in the background of our lives, in this essay by Patricia Crisafulli.
"Destiny at the Red Velvet Bar," and "A Brand New Year and My Same True Love" -- two "jazzy" little poems celebrate love, life, and possibilities by Christina Rompon.
Saskatchewan Sky and Chip Corn Babies - “Just a preview of love, / chip off an edge of prairie / chip an edge off winter” — Two poems by Michael Lee Johnson.