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Dear Diary, I'm in Love
by John A. Brousssard
ISBN: 978-1-932482-45-4

June 1

I doubt that I would be starting this diary if it weren’t for laptops.  I had a maiden aunt who gave me a pretty, red, imitation-leather notebook with “My Diary” embossed in gold on the cover.  She said every girl should start one at age eleven.  If I remember right, I wrote the date on the first page and immediately lost the book.

I’m not too likely to lose this laptop, since it’s my bread and butter.  And, because I regularly send my programming back to the office, I’ll be uploading these words to my own personal files back there – encrypted, of course.  Ah, the joys of modern technology.

The only tradition I’m going to adhere to is in treating you like a person, Dear Diary.  So let me tell you who I am before I start telling you all my secrets.

I’m Elizabeth Axelrood, better known as Liz to all my friends.  I’m now all of twenty-five, a business success and, while not a personal winner, at least I wouldn’t classify myself as a loser in that respect, either.  I majored in psychology in college, and my mom and dad assumed I’d go on in that field, but computers fascinated me.  Much against the wishes of my folks, I quit before graduation and went into programming. That’s how I met my ex-husband.  We started our own company, Ax-cell Learning Inc., got into educational software on the ground floor, and have been running to stay ahead of demand ever since.

Now, I suppose you want to know about Gordon Axelrood, and what happened between us....

Thirty-five short stories about love, romance and relationships by John Broussard. One of the stories, To Hawaii with Love, is available on our Freebies webpage.

Boson Books also offers several mysteries by John Broussard. See our Fiction page.

About the Author

John A. Broussard was born in Cambridge, MA in 1924. He's a Harvard undergraduate with a Ph.D. from the University of Washington. A teacher for twenty years, Broussard is a prolific writer of fiction and nonfiction. He has published hundreds of short stories. Additionally, Broussard reviews for Bibliophilos, I Love a Mystery, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. John A. Broussard makes his home in Hawaii.