A mother/daughter creation

Anticipating the birth of our granddaughter any day now, I’ve begun sorting through shelves and closets to locate storybooks, art supplies and games that have been tucked away for some time. Today, I found a little treasure: a story that I wrote and my daughter,...

Vying for Space

Here’s a mini memoir I contributed to The Sitting Room‘s 2014 publication, This Is What a Feminist Looks Like. The question writers were asked to address was, When did you first realize you were a feminist? Vying for Space by Laura McHale Holland Kathy,...

Sometimes

Sometimes A reflection by Laura with a way cool poem by Moira Kathleen Sometimes I feel like a bloated computer file stuffed with too many variations of the same old story. Other times I’m like a youngster again watching Jiminy Cricket sing When You Wish Upon a...

Song For My Sisters

I’ve been working on a sequel to my childhood memoir, Reversible Skirt; I’ve also started to collect short works for Sisters Born, Sisters Found, an anthology of writings on sisterhood that I’ll be editing and publishing in 2014. When thinking about...

It came on the breeze

It Came on the Breeze By Laura McHale Holland It came on the breeze, sidled through Gracie’s nose and lodged in her throat. The vibration was ever so slight, just a hint of sensation. She forgot all about it as she spent the day splashing and sunbathing at the...