sitting on a couch at a low-key party.  facing a tv with a staircase to our right.  the woman next to me explains that she and her husband had another person in their relationship for a while but it didn’t work out.  her husband nods and says that he was fine with having another person […]

We’re walking up to the border.  right behind the giant painted sign welcoming us to Mexico is an arch of neon lights and flashing shapes: WELCOME TO BUCKETHEADLAND So this is where we’re going to live and find jobs. Ok! I can make this work.  I get a job at a facility that trains dogs. […]

at the edge a large natural pool of cool clean water.  there are several people standing around on the marsh.  i’m in a long orange and brown dress again.  this time it’s silk.  i have to be the one to show them it’s ok.  i have to lead them into the water.  i step in […]

We drove up the mountain.  It was more like a pile of boulders rather than one big rising bulk and so it was slow going.  The rocks were dark gray, blue-white, the colors of the overcast sky separated and placed into earthen containers.  My head was starting ache with the altitude.  Finally we reached the […]