A novel for now

Everything and Nothing: A novel for now Aïda Rogers Posted 1/26/24By Aïda RogersIt’s December 1916, and along the coast of South Carolina, things aren’t right. In the swamps and rivers around Georgetown, turtles and alligators sun themselves. Snakes and fish cavort in open waters. Weirdly warm, rain is long overdue.In town,...

The Light Dessert

The Light Dessert Aïda Rogers Posted 1/3/24By Aïda Rogersaidarogers27@gmail.comThe request seemed simple enough. “A light dessert,” my neighbor Sharon texted. She’d invited us for a soup supper just before Christmas. Always happy to be invited, we accepted, and I’d asked the requisite question of what I could bring. “A light dessert”...

Good sons, good daughters

Everything and Nothing: Good sons, good daughters Aïda Rogers Posted 10/16/23By Aïda RogersThe news came as it usually does these days – by text. Ben, my sister’s classmate since kindergarten, wanted us to know his mother, Cynthia, had been diagnosed with a fast-moving cancer. Could she visit our mother tomorrow? Our...

Coming Undone

Coming Undone Aïda Rogers Posted 9/13/23By Aïda RogersWhen my uncle died I was confident I could get through the funeral dry-eyed. He’d suffered a long time and because I lived next door, I felt somehow I was suffering too. The funeral would be nothing compared to what had come before.Then the...

Sweet Talk

Everything and Nothing: Sweet Talk Aïda Rogers Posted 6/1/23By Aïda RogersThere’s not much my friend Kathy and I don’t talk about. Somehow, though, we always end up on the topic of sweets. Usually it’s whatever ice cream flavor she’s discovered and what I’m mixing with my nonfat plain Greek yogurt to...