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Love in Isolation, Day Three, Bronte

on May 18, 2020

Day Three Bronte Dear Ellis, I’m so very sorry to hear about Millie. My heart broke for you as I read your words. I don’t even know what to say, other than your feelings are completely understandable. But maybe a sweet boy or girl is being trained right this minute to be your next companion…. Read More


Love in Isolation, Day Two, Bronte

on May 18, 2020

Day Two Bronte Dear Ellis, What a surprise you are. First, the sign in the window. Yes, a little unorthodox but very clever. Then, calling me beautiful? Well, how am I supposed to resist that? I couldn’t log on to my email fast enough. In all honesty, I’ve noticed you at the bus stop too…. Read More


Love in Isolation, Day Two, Ellis

on May 18, 2020

DAY TWO Dear Bronte, Thank you for replying to my sign. I can’t tell you how long I’ve debated asking for your phone number or email. Before we were confined to our homes, I noticed you at the bus stop. For months, I’d been gathering the courage to sit next to you, but I always… Read More


Love in Isolation, Day One, Bronte

on May 18, 2020

DAY ONE Bronte The first day of isolation I spent watching the news with Mother. She’s seventy years and in fragile health after fighting cancer last year. When news of the virus first started to spread, I’d worried about bringing it home to her. I work with little children all day and as much as… Read More


Love in Isolation, Day One, Ellis

on April 21, 2020

I’ve written a new book, Love in Isolation, that I’m serializing here and in my Facebook group, Patio Chat with Tess Thompson. So check back often for the next chapter. In Patio Chat we chat about books, food, life and pretty much anything. We have live author visits approximately once a month and every new… Read More