standing in our front yard at night.  noticing the gray stripes of large snakes taking over the yard. i point them out to a friend and we go inside. trying to clean up our home.  our relationship has reached a level of dysfunction that is visible to all who walk in.  his kid doesn’t even […]

Planning on sneaking into a high class party that we’re not invited to.  Possibly to scam someone, possibly just to pretend we belong.  I don’t have anything to wear but Molly offers me a dress.  It’s packaged like a barbie doll, a red silky thing with spaghetti straps in a clear plastic box.  i tell […]

walking hannah, going south on Wesley.  her harness has an extra lead attached to it that is picked up by what i at first think is a bird and laugh at the feeling of hannah being tugged in another direction from my end of the leash.  but as i squint (oh the frustration of being […]

I dreamed I was teaching creative writing at 8pm on Mondays. And whatever picture 4 year old Jaimie picked to color in a scribble, that’s what would come true. Last year it was a giant dinosaur lost off a country road. We tried to coach her into seeing a girl standing at a door with […]

it’s a sunny day. we are looking at houses to find our new home. this one isn’t advertised as for sale, but it’s what we want.  i am with my brother and sister.  our sister stays in the black luxury car.  my brother is wearing a suit and i am wearing a short sleeved white […]