What Do You Do with the Leftover You?

    If you follow any sort of gossip or have signed into Facebook in the last few weeks, you’ve seen the posts floating around about Taylor Swift and the is-she-isn’t-she gay or bisexual or dating her BFF Karlie rumors, or how she asked, as a birthday gift,...

    Four Thousand Dollars

    For thirteen years and five and a half months, I was a paper pusher.  A document generator.  A file cabinet filler.  It wasn’t my goal, but I could only get my job done, I could only make my boss happy if she saw those piles of paper flying off my desk and onto...

    Mother

    Yesterday, an older man stopped by my office to pay a bill and ask a question his wife wanted answered.  He needed more information from her, so he called her on his cell phone, on speaker phone.  When she answered the call, he started by saying “Mother,...

    At Citibank We Will Meet Accidentally

    Today’s prompt:  What is your theme song? —– I was working far more than full-time, going to school nearly full-time, lived in a shitty apartment in a shitty neighborhood, just starting to date following the dissolution of my starter marriage, and...

    Taste the Sparks on Your Tongue

    Today’s Prompt: Describe your first kiss. —– I joked with him about it once, ages before it happened. I’d like to say it was a psychic moment for me.  I told him there’d be a scene in the movie about us, in an airport.  I thought the...

    I Thought If I Could Touch This Place or Feel It

    This is a story for those who remember the old place and the old names.  If walls could talk, if  the same walls were still there, I had a chance to listen yesterday. I’m not sure if it’s common knowledge that I still have a friendship with Duke.  I...