Caren Rich grew up in a small southern town. Her short stories may cross genres, but they are all rooted in the rich culture and history of the South. She lives on the Gulf Coast with her husband and two daughters. All three are a constant source of inspiration.
A humorous short story about the dreaded holiday classic. Retirement is not what Robert expected. His wife feeds him twigs and is afraid of mailbox bombs. If that's not enough a fruitcake shows up on his doorstep. Fruitcakes may be a Southern tradition, but it's one Robert can do without.