Appropriate Stress

Last week, I worked more than forty hours at my part-time job. And that’s only counting the hours that I was upright. Because even long after lights-out, sometime past eleven o’clock one night, I was still awake, staring at the ceiling and trying to think of multisyllabic words that featured o’s short sound. Computer didn’t […]

Time Spent Spinning

For a while now, I have been spending time with two boys who make my head spin for being so alike. To my knowledge, these boys have never met, and yet, one is so like the other, like a perfect image of his earlier self. Both boys are shy, and both are charming. Both live […]