I'm Thankful For... by Beth Wangler The breath in my lungs, The beat of my heart, The warmth of the sun When a new day starts, The cool breeze that blows, Sweet mint tea, The sunset that glows O'er a picnic by the sea, The look of wonder When a struggle is won, Peals of … Continue reading Thankfulness


There was no fearsome, violent brawl Or raging storm between us. There was no icy winter road Or long, silent estrangement. No, it was a mellow autumn evening When you tossed the last stone, The accusation of some small fault, That shattered my resilience And, instead of rising one more time Inside the shelter of … Continue reading Good-bye


Adventure by Beth Wangler | Come on an adventure with me! We'll catch the last note of taps and ride it out of town...

Adventure by Beth Wangler | Come on an adventure with me! We'll catch the last note of taps and ride it out of town...

Noemi’s Dragon: Chapter Sixteen

Find previous chapters here. Two days.  Her birthday was in two days. Little was left of this day.  As Noemi trudged after Garrin, the low sun shone through the trees ahead of them.  She had to squint to make out the space in front of her through the glare. Little was left of today.  Tomorrow, … Continue reading Noemi’s Dragon: Chapter Sixteen

The Kangraffs’ Curse: Chapter 14

Find previous chapters here. ________________________________________             A large blot spread over the parchment, marring the curves of the letters around it.  Steven frowned at the page.  With a sigh, he dabbed the blotch with a cloth and picked up a razor to scrape off the blemish. That activity was one with which he was becoming … Continue reading The Kangraffs’ Curse: Chapter 14

Lady Elizabeth, Chapter 6

See here for the previous chapters of Lady Elizabeth. ______________________________________ “We do not have to do this, if you wish,” Elizabeth said, standing before the horse with wide eyes.  With great force of will, she swallowed and took regular breaths. “Nonsense.  Of course I shall teach you, if you still desire to learn,” he said, giving … Continue reading Lady Elizabeth, Chapter 6


I have to be honest, for much of my life, I have struggled with feeling very alone.  You see, I'm that nerdy little girl who spent her days reading a book instead of going to the mall--and, being quite an introvert, I've struggled with making friends.  Even when I have amazing friends, still I sometimes … Continue reading Clocks

Lady Elizabeth, Chapter 2

This is the second chapter to a short story (which may be turning into more of a novella) that I am writing.  Find the first chapter here. Please give me your feedback after you have read it!! Especially if you want the rest of it.  As said before, I'm more likely to keep writing and … Continue reading Lady Elizabeth, Chapter 2