Monthly Archives: June 2011

Our Captain

The captain walked down the aisle, slowly, stopping to talk with a few people before she reached the cluster of flight attendants. Step one – evaluate the emergency. She took a deep breath, moved in as the wall parted for … Continue reading

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A Worthwile Conference

  Damn she hated these things, the meeting of the minds in her chosen field, which usually degenerated into a bunch of well-educated adults engaged in the kind of name-calling she’d thought she’d left behind in fourth grade. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Loving Scents

The damned woman had finally left – Kristina thought she would never go, and the smell of her cheap perfume remained behind, a constant irritating reminder. As if her sore bottom wasn’t enough. Her husband seemed really taken with the … Continue reading

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Practice

Sometimes having a husband who was older and controlling was difficult to handle. Like now. Kristina stood like a little girl, shifting from one foot to another while Jack held the printout of the email in his hand. Continue Reading … Continue reading

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Cooking Utensils

Rosanna was orderly. When she set out to cook, all the ingredients were present and accounted for, every bowl and pan needed was clean and ready, lined up at attention along the back edge of the food preparation island. Kitchen … Continue reading

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Squeak

Chapter 1 Lisa’s heart was pounding. It had seemed such a great idea sitting around the table at Moletti’s – each of them going to a different store and shoplifting something, anything. Whoever came back with the most expensive swag … Continue reading

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