100 Word Challenge: Gift

100 Word Challenge: Gift

Recently, I started reading a new book - "Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights” by Salman Rushdie. I’ll do the math for you… that’s 1001 Nights, or you might recognize the more familiar Americanized version, “Arabian Nights,” of Ali Baba fame. This telling occurs in the near future after a devastating storm hits New [...]

Rinse, repeat

Rinse, repeat

As a child, I would go with my mother to the laundromat, helping her sort the dark clothes from the light. Once we loaded the washing machines with dirty jeans and T-shirts, she would pull over a chair for me, and I would watch the suds spinning in the commercial-sized washers. Mesmerized by the swirling [...]