Monthly Archives: April 2014

Missed

A rare warbler sits on a branch noticed by no one. Nearby, wallowing in the dirt, is a bison. The arriving birders, chatting, but not yet listening, may miss this particular warbler for he is far from home and unexpected. … Continue reading

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Now and Then

Then it was he who kept her awake from dreams and such. He sat at the computer and tapped at a keyboard still visible in the pale light of the screen. A light no brighter than a half-moon. The tapping … Continue reading

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A Better Idea

You liked the idea of having a car, your car, and now you had one, a Ford. But it wasn’t what you expected, it treated you poorly. You washed it, you vacuumed it, and then when you turned the key, … Continue reading

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Prada

I was driving near home when a fellow, walking his Labradoodle, signaled for me to stop. I pulled over and rolled down my window. That’s when I noticed, through an opening in the fellow’s jacket, a pair of large dark … Continue reading

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Moldy Bread

Dear Store Manager, I’m writing to tell you that the loaf of bread we purchased from your store today is moldy. The package says that this is Real Homemade Bread. Does this mean the bread was made in someone’s home—perhaps … Continue reading

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Family Night at the Movie

When we go to the movie we usually (about 90% of the time) sit in seats N2, N3, N4, and N5.  I sit in N2, she sits in N3, our oldest son sits in N4 and the other son sits … Continue reading

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