Delaney Abrams – Author

Teller of tales

Right to write

What to write? Geriatric stories? I hear them from clients every day. Yeah, what exactly does that look like? A compendium? Vignettes? And from who’s POV? Maybe I could write … Continue reading

April 7, 2019 · 1 Comment

Time to shame distracted drivers

Among my ‘jack of all trades,’ proficiencies, I have a commercial driver’s license (I’ve driven everything from school busses to big rigs to Caterpillar equipment). And to a person, everytime … Continue reading

April 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

Motivation Mondays: Memorial Day

Re-posted from Mirth and Motivation, taking this day to reflect and appreciate those who have worked to ensure peace and security – most of all, those who made the ultimate … Continue reading

May 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Encounters, Old and New

Encounters, Old and New My ticket showed a departure time of 3:40, my watch showed 3:43. I hustled down the concourse, laptop clenched in one hand, raincoat and half-eaten chipotle … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · 8 Comments

Dear Dream Reader…

Desperate to text Tanner and Bryce, Seth stopped at Natalie’s door. Seth was the only kid he knew who had to share a cell phone with his sister. He knocked, … Continue reading

January 7, 2015 · 7 Comments

Journal excerpt : Esperanza, Nicaragua – hace quince años

Last night, in a room swollen with people, I sat in complete darkness. Listening to them talk, it struck me how different is this culture. Certainly—in part—because of the poverty. … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · Leave a comment


I scorch the hardwood. Pressure cooker? Juggling knives? Inferno? No… Affliction. Every day—hour—minute, I seize them. I affix them. Love words. They love me too—about once a leap year. My … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · 2 Comments