Angel’s Camp

By Tamara Adelman It was the nineteenth year of the annual race and free beer would be provided at the barbecue, so the next morning, I went to view the race site. I rode my bike and ran a little while I waited for the ranger station to open. There’d been no map of the … Continue reading Angel’s Camp

A Summer Awakening

By Nandhini Natarajan I was deleting all Facebook requests when a name suddenly caught and held me. From thirty-five years ago and ten thousand miles away. I was about to click it open, but my fingers stilled. I didn’t want to see the years on him, didn’t want to bring him into the present. I … Continue reading A Summer Awakening

Happy Anniversary, Academy of the Heart and Mind!

We started our publication on this date in 2017 with these posts: https://academyoftheheartandmind.wordpress.com/2017/05/30/comics-by-jessica/ A comic about the casino by Jessica Ricks https://academyoftheheartandmind.wordpress.com/2017/05/30/first-story-of-the-sargullic-cycle/ A fantasy story by John Page Check these posts out to see where our editors were doing when they envisioned the website!

The Lane is a River

By Ann Christine Tabaka                                                                                                                  We were in our mid-forties when we decided to get married. We had both been married before. At that point in our lives, we thought it would be best if we found that perfect house before exchanging our vows. At our age we knew we did not need to buy … Continue reading The Lane is a River