Jeanna D. Rutledge

Jeanna D. Rutledge is a freelance writer and editor based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina where she lives with her husband and three young sons.

“Marjani’s Gift”

The leaves on the two maple trees in the yard beamed a spectacular fiery red as the blue bottles that hung from them shimmered under the late afternoon sun. It was an uncharacteristically warm Fall day in the small southern town of Divine. The unexpected yet welcome weather kept neighbors lingering outdoors a little longer […]