Stories

I love stories. We, as people, are addicted to stories. My grandparents used to call the soap opera shows they watched “stories” when I was a child. We listen to songs, we watch TV, we read books. It’s all just stories. Varied stories, varied versions, varied story-telling methods. We tell ourselves stories in our sleep […]

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Suddenly Striking

Every morning Eve woke up and looked into the mirror. She could see her wrinkles and crows feet. She looked at her image and told herself she’d be alright. Eve was a particularly peculiar sort. She’d worked in an optometrist’s office for decades. She worried about her eyesight, she worried about getting older. Eve had […]

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Blowing in the Wind

Yesterday, tax day, was my birthday.  It is customary for women not to say how old they are, so I’ll let you wonder about that.  For my birthday this year, I asked to be taken to a Bob Dylan concert that was in town last night.  I may have had to ask a couple of […]

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