“Just a little wave,” my mom said. “You want me to get a perm?” I asked. “Just a wave,” she said. “A body wave.” I had no choice. The appointment was made at the Red Barn Beauty Salon. Raoul – I’m not making this up – gave me just a… Read More
Happy weekend! I apologize for not writing more this past week. Working hard on our upcoming blogging trip to Peru cut my own blogging time short. And my server kept crashing, puling my site down, so I was less than inspired to write something that might not even be readable.… Read More
The story goes that there was a girl who lied a lot.
She broke her mom’s favorite vase but said the dog did it.
She threw a ball through the kitchen window but blamed it on an asteroid. View Post
Created over dinner with friends in the real world (who know me better than the internet). View Post
Up before the sun, dragging boxes to the driveway. Staking signs in yards at intersections. Folding clothes and stacking them in piles. Lining up the souvenirs of Christmases and birthdays and coupons past: Matchbox cars, stuffed animals, action figures, coasters. “What we doing?” he asks. How do I explain the… Read More
Becky pulled the ironing board from its hiding place beside the washing machine. Behind it was something black. She leaned in closer. And saw that the black was furry. Mold. Like the sheetrock was a sandwich left in a lunch box over the Summer. If you’re ever in this situation… Read More