Today the weather is a grumpy neighbor I’m trying to avoid so I don’t get the mail or disturb the wasps trying to use the mailbox as a place to make plans. So far they are only annoyed by the twice daily disruption— first the delivery then the gathering— and not once have they attackedContinue reading “Sting”

An Understanding

We rode down together in the elevator, the housekeeper and I, from the 22nd floor. We are careful not to catch each others eye as she pulls her braids into a ponytail and I pretend to look for something in my purse, and I find it as the elevator stops at the 11th floor andContinue reading “An Understanding”