When the Stands Empty

Elaine Gilmartin
Bouncin’ and Behavin’ Blogs
5 min readMar 25, 2024

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A life on and in the courts

by Elaine Gilmartin

Cocoparisenne

When I was in middle school, I began to read Stephen King novels. During high school and college I had little time, but would indulge on occasion as a guilty pleasure.

For my first job right after college, I was an overly ambitious 21 year old who would arrive about a half hour early most days, using a key to gain entry to the…

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Elaine Gilmartin
Bouncin’ and Behavin’ Blogs

A therapist by profession, a runner by passion, a writer by necessity.