DECEMBER 27, 2015 — Night before last, a tornado ripped through our small community. When I heard the sirens go off and the Emergency alarm beeping on my phone, I was filled with dread and fear. Though I live in Tornado Alley, I fear these beasts of raging wind and rain. Weather Map for the tornado path. My youngest son and I huddled in the small closet underneath our … [Read more...] about ‘Kitten’ in the Wreckage — Joy Ross Davis
Before the novels, I wrote a column for the Western Star called "Mother, Can You Hear Me?", a memoir of the daily life of a caregiver. I was a full-time caregiver for my mother who suffered from Dementia until she passed away in 2010. When the roles are changed for mother and child, the stories grow. My grandmother was horrified of snakes, so horrified that wherever she went, … [Read more...] about Mother and the Snakes | Mother, Can You Hear Me?