it’s a hospital but it’s also a msytery school.  i’ve been asked to sort through and file magical diagrams. it’s not what i want to be doing, i want to be DOING THE MAGIC. the dog has left the room and so i do the same. i am outside, within the walls of the kingdom, […]

Listening in on a phone call my boss is having on speaker.  I’m annoyed by and embarrassed by her behavior.  She is calling her son’s friends to tell them he has to be on a conference call with a potential employer or something. Molly is on the other end, being business polite but i know […]

running to class.  taking a shortcut i remember like muscle memory in this UK city.  i go into a building and take a narrow winding stone staircase up to a bridge that will bring me across the street to the second level of another building.  but this bridge is freaking ancient.  the sides have mostly […]

we put all of our money together for alyssa’s birthday present.  i got her a tiny gold castle and a porcelain waterfall.  they were so intricate and fragile.  we all hoped that she would like them.  but the waterfall was the water only, it didn’t have a cliff to hang over.  i was setting it […]

inside a warehouse that has been converted to an art gallery that is hosting a concert that sometimes has an in-ground heated pool in the middle of the space but also sometimes doesn’t. i am standing against the back wall with a friend.  there is a tall red-haired girl there on her own and she […]

at some kind of fancy conference center.  the conference rooms are all bright and glitzy.  everyone there is very wealthy and it’s inside a vegas-style hotel mall.  i was given a discount ticket and only went because i knew i could get my prescriptions refilled at the pharmacy inside.  i put my bottles on the […]

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 […]

i dreamed i was following a character as her story progressed. the character’s name was maggie and i was going to her hometown, following her journey by train and car. a woman at a ticket booth in the train station said that she used to loooooooooove maggie!  she got teary remembering her story.  she showed […]

The place was unfinished and dusty but a group of friends were living there already and quite settled.  Every door was shut in the building.  White doors with raw wood frames.  White drywall not yet primed at my sides and bare bulbs above.  At the right bottom corner of every door a place was carved out […]