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 […]

standing outside looking out at fjords.  everything is tinted green as if i’m looking through darkened windows but i’m not.  it’s very eerie.  my driver approaches and gets in the car without saying anything.  ah, it’s this guy again.  he doesn’t talk much.  i get in the car and the roads are crazy like the […]

in a white farm house like Jaimie’s. i am watching through the windows.  there is a kid at the end of the driveway, hitting the ground with a stick and pacing.  there is a teenager walking in circles in the yard strewn with leaves.  i go out the side door onto the deck and there […]

walking through knee deep water.  there is no end to it, water on all sides.  we are walking to a water tower.  the giant round storage bulb on the top of the hydropillar is painted with caricatures of my family members.  there is a space for me left blank.  my aunt is chastising me for […]

With Mo at the top of a high hill or low mountain.  they tell us the roads might be washed out.  we should wait to leave. but we go anyway because Mo (who becomes Audra) has to pick up her little brother. she promised. so we find a good strong slab of stone to use […]