standing in our front yard at night.  noticing the gray stripes of large snakes taking over the yard. i point them out to a friend and we go inside. trying to clean up our home.  our relationship has reached a level of dysfunction that is visible to all who walk in.  his kid doesn’t even […]

Planning on sneaking into a high class party that we’re not invited to.  Possibly to scam someone, possibly just to pretend we belong.  I don’t have anything to wear but Molly offers me a dress.  It’s packaged like a barbie doll, a red silky thing with spaghetti straps in a clear plastic box.  i tell […]

i have messages from mo and oona.  they want me to schedule dinners with them when i arrive back in oxford.  at first i’m excited and trying to figure out which day of the week works best.  a man comes delivering newspapers and i see him through the frosted glass of my front door while […]

Hannah having trouble breathing when on her side, but ok when she’s on her belly.  Wishing I could do more for her.  Promising I won’t leave her. Driving by a field and seeing my grandpa walking toward the road, looking to be in great health. Feeling near tears because we can’t stop to see him. […]

Andrea has moved to a new apartment.  It’s several flights up and has a view of the Lake.  I don’t know what to say to her, we’re all supposed to send her something.  So I send clip art of a red house with a blue roof hopping away toward water and a happy green tree […]