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 […]

sitting on a long couch with several others.  a man enters the room with a gift bag and sits down at the opposite end.  he pulls out the gift inside and asks us for our opinion.  it’s a collection of three perfumes with nature names, sea mist and such.  he says he got them for […]

i was looking for work.  going from business to business to ask about openings.  i was way out in the country and headed to another stop.  the business was a white building down a long gravel driveway.  i stopped at the fence posts and looked out across the field.  it was a beautiful sunrise.  the […]