For want of applesauce

“Absent applesauce, you could use mashed bananas or even pureed prunes.” That was the epitome of my life… pureed prunes. It’s not that I wanted the best of anything, I just wanted the normal, everyday things. This time, it was applesauce, yesterday it was a broken heel on a pair of Target sale shoes, tomorrow…

Heads I win

It is just a penny - a common, copper one-cent piece that anyone may find on the ground on any day. Except it isn’t common. Half buried in the coarse, variegated sand, face up to show Lincoln’s stoic profile and the mint date, that coin shouldn’t be there. Urban legend holds our dearly departed can…

100 Word Challenge: Common

My husband and I are very different. Where he is pragmatic, I can be irascible. He is annoyingly stoic, I am perilously temperamental. He is a hopeless romantic, I can’t remember birthday or anniversary dates. I love seafood, he doesn't want to eat anything that swims in its own pee. I've started leaning politically toward…