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Jennifer Lynn Cary

My Closet Romantic

I fell in love. I hadn’t planned on it. In fact, I’d been too busy for the notion to cross my mind. Blind-sided, out of the blue and after more than a decade of marriage, I fell in love that August back in 1992. Two years before, I had taken a plunge that affected everyone […]

Never Too Late

By Jennifer Lynn Cary

Never Too Late

“We’re too late.” One glance at my daughter’s face and I knew she mirrored my own feelings. “Hold on, hon. There has to be something we can do.” “No, look, the tree is gone and no one is at the tables.” Meg pointed to where only yesterday the Christmas Angel Tree had invited mall passersby […]

As Mary Goes ‘Round

By Jennifer Lynn Cary

As Mary Goes 'Round

I heard it again at one of those mixers. You know the kind. The speaker gives you so many minutes to find someone you don’t already know, exchange names, basic information, and then share something that most people don’t know about you. My partner and I covered the list quickly and were trading pleasantries when […]