Monthly Archives: October 2014

Stage Left

There’s a doorknob on my desk from a troupe that ceased to be. The Doorknob Award usually garners a few questions when people notice it. The simple answer is that it’s a prize given for overcoming technical difficulties, where the … Continue reading

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Reaching for Magic

It didn’t come with a letter to Hogwarts. But that was about the only thing missing from the Halloween costume on the kitchen table. “I have a wand, too,” Missy told Heather. Indeed she did, along with the glasses, robe … Continue reading

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To Say the Least

“Ma shoe.” Missy had just finished her bath and gotten into pajamas. She pointed a small finger at her blue sneakers as she had done on many nights, sometimes just to point out they were there, sometimes to ask to … Continue reading

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Into the Cone

Our dog Duchess has gone bonkers. BONK! She ricochets off the kitchen’s doorframe. BONK! She bounces off the bookshelf while charging in to get her food. BONK! She rebounds off the nearest family member as she tries to hurry past. … Continue reading

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