Lana Vaughan

The Queen of Questions

Then there was one

A few months ago I ordered this set of coffee/tea mugs. When I originally went looking for them I was only thinking of ordering one. But they came in a set so six it was. They have since offered them individually. The box arrived in a timely manner and sat in my office aging. I already […]


It sits buried beneath years of fallen leaves and unchecked forest under growth. If you didn’t know exactly where to look you would never see it. The ones responsible for it being there are all long gone and only a few carry the memory at all. Once it was precious and shiny and new. Once […]

Baby Babble or Why I won’t pray for you

A friend of mine was spending the afternoon delighting in the company of her two year old granddaughter. All was fun and light until it wasn’t. Granddaughter smiling up at a loving face said “Baby babble baby babble baby babble” Grandmother replied “Yes, dear. Aren’t you cute?” Granddaughter toddled away giggling. While grandmother’s back was […]

Out, damned spot!

Out, damned spot! out, I say! One; two: why, then, ’tis time to do ’t. Hell is murky! Fie, my lord, fie! a soldier, and afeard? What need we fear who knows it, when none can call our power to account? Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood […]