Category Archives: Slice of Life

The Snowblower

We have twelve inches of snow already. I measured, and my weather app says more is on the way. On the way, hell it’s snowing right now. I thought it was as simple as push-the-button, pull-the-lever or pull-the-lever, push-the-button. But … Continue reading

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It’s Not a Date

She called. He was surprised. He figured she’d dialed the wrong number, but no, she wanted to talk to him. To him! But why? All he could figure was that she needed help with her schoolwork. They sat next to … Continue reading

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Squiggles

I’m reading: at the beginning of each story, below the country of origin and above the title is a line with a squiggle through it. It looks like this: The squiggle is darker than the line and the left half … Continue reading

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Is it You Dahle?

Is it You Dahle? We have a dog named Dahle. She’s a brown and white shih tzu. Today, my wife asked me if I would mind picking up the dog from the groomer. She dropped her off earlier in the day, … Continue reading

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Weight-Watchers®

She’s going through the closet. It’s Tuesday morning, the day she checks in for a pep talk and to take her turn standing on a scale. She says she’s looking for her skinny pants. It doesn’t mean what you think. … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead

They told him his tires would be ready in an hour. He found the waiting room where they said it would be, in the back of the building. A woman was standing near the coffee machine. “How’s the coffee,” he … Continue reading

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