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 […]
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 […]
a baby and its mother sitting on my couch. the baby has a full set of adult teeth and tries to bite everything. i carefully reach to pull up the teething ring tethered to its shirt and put it in its mouth. to relieve the awkwardness i look at dylan who is standing in front […]
i only remember the end. in the car with my mom at night, telling her about my day and my plans, she takes a turn too early and goes onto a closed ramp instead of the intended exit up ahead. i yell at her that she’s doing the wrong thing. i tell her she’s going […]
ann is showing me the wedding invitations. she wants to make sure they are alright. they are so very ugly. pads of thin yellow and pink ruled paper, like those that came in cheap 80’s notebook sets, cut into cutesie shapes that unfold like paper dolls. the paper is so thin the ink from the […]
we were packing. there were folded blankets being put in layla’s SUV. she had the back seats folded down. we were trying to get away so we could smoke without being seen. jaimie and taira followed us and jumped into the van right before we were ready to leave. layla looked at me for a […]
Rescuing a big white dog from a car accident with no survivors. Knowing I couldn’t take if in but determined to find it a home. Carrying the poor thing awkwardly down the middle of a highway because it was in shock, but not injured.