Controlled

Copyright Ronda Del Boccio “This was a mistake.  I thought I could do it.  Please, let’s go back down.” She was petrified. “You must be brave and face your fear of flying.  You can’t let it continue to control you.” “Please, I want to go down.” His expression changed.  “If that’s what you really want.” …

Family Matters

Jilian sat there, watching the different passengers.  Flying always made her nervous, especially since 911.  Still, it was nice getting away for a bit.  And she was looking forward to seeing her family.  Seven years had passed since her last visit.  This was a special occasion.  Louisa, her eldest sibling was getting married to Dane, …

Bessie Coleman

Bessie Coleman was one of 13 children to Susan and George Coleman, sharecroppers.  The family lived in a one-room cabin in Atlanta, Texas.  When she was two years old, Bessie’s father left the family in search of better opportunities in Oklahoma.  Bessie’s mother did her best to support the family until the children were old enough …

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