Genevieve Wachutka's Writings
We moved into Aunt Alice’s old house on a cold December morning. My aunt Alice had lived in that house in NE Minneapolis for nearly fifty years. The long winters were hard on her aging body, and after ten years of seasonal migrations she decided to stay south year round. She offered to rent the three bedroom house to me and my two best friends: Cali and Luna....
Like most kids, as a little girl I dreamed of having the ability to fly. I would practice thinking that I could figure it out if I just kept trying; jumping out of trees, off the piano bench, until one day, spurred by a bet from my brother, I leapt off the roof of our front porch. Sometimes in dreams I would figure it out. Starting with hop, skip, and jump I’d...
Genevieve’s Favorite Books
White Teeth, Little House in the Big Woods, Cannery Row, Wuthering Heights, Watership Down, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Hobbit, Frankenstein