Monthly Archives: April 2012

Hearing the Pain

Missy took a spill the other day. Not a serious one. Just a hard landing on bathroom tile, the kind that leaves your arm sore for a while afterward. No breaks. No bruises. It still makes you wince, though. Or … Continue reading

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Get The Picture

My sister and brother-in-law sounded shaky. After I put the phone down, I did, too. It was that kind of news. “We have to put Quaccia down.” For as long as I knew him – and I only knew the … Continue reading

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Just Her Type

“OK, let’s try your name again. What’s the first letter?” A forceful finger poked out an “M” on the keyboard. Then quickly, several more. “MMMMMMMM.” “Right! Now how about the second letter?” A little hesitation. The finger searched, hovered, and … Continue reading

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Changelessness

It’s official. Canada is discarding all common cents. No, that’s not a typo. Our neighbors to the north recently announced that they’re getting rid of all pennies in circulation. Any spent will get sent off to be melted down; once … Continue reading

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