Monthly Archives: April 2012

Moldy Bread

I am into my third grilled cheese coming out of the pan when I notice, as the fourth one heads in, there is mold on the bread. Damn! I inspect the three grilled cheese sandwiches already prepared. Fortunately, they are … Continue reading

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Picture Story

    I am laying flat on my back. The Iodine feels cold and slippery. I can smell it. The lights above me are bright. I close my eyes, not because the lights are bright, but because I cannot watch what is … Continue reading

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Brillo Pad

   Something just popped into my head the other day ; the Brillo pad. I am not sure if they even make them anymore. My home has all non-stick pots and pans and plastic, too, so sponges with a scouring pad … Continue reading

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Dad’s on the Wrong Side of the Fence

    So today at baseball practice,  I timed the turns for all of the kids in my 8 year old son’s training trio,  as it seemed inequitable.  3 minutes and one second for one child, 1 minute and 38 seconds for … Continue reading

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S as in Sam

    I was at Staples today and the cashier was looking up my Staples Rewards card by my last name. I began spelling my last name for her, in the way that I had learned when I was a child listening … Continue reading

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Habit

    I was at the library, ready to check out a few books. I spend a moment scavenging through my bag for my card, eyes scanning the covers of the paperbacks on the rack by the computer check out.     I see … Continue reading

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The Revolving Door Parade

      The revolving door in front of the hospital keeps moving and moving, even when there is not a soul around. I sit and wait for my father and step-mother to enter. There are ebbs and flows of people.    There … Continue reading

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