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 […]

talking to a friend in my living room while my husband dries off after a shower in the bathroom.  i need to get something in there so i squeeze past him as he’s wrapping the towel around his waist, reach for the item and return to the living room without shutting the door.  i wonder […]

i am in a combination of my first house and my grandparents’ house. Jan is at the sink, pouring bleach or gasoline over the counters.  we can’t afford the payments on the house and so we’re burning it down.  i think this is a terrible idea but no one is interested in my opinion.  Jan […]