Photo by Noah Buscher on Unsplash “Nina? Is that you?” The old woman’s voice quavered. Nina’s heart clenched. Iris had phoned her eighteen times this week and it was only Wednesday. Nina had talked with Iris every single day since Joe died. It started as a routine call to customer support. Iris phoned to have… Continue reading Giving Real Customer Support: A Story
Photo by Everton Vila on Unsplash They could have been real. That would have been something, right? Shocked themselves happy. Who’s to say what’s a happy ending? You are. Where you go, what you do, where you wind up and what you get to remember when you cannot get up and go any longer? You choose.… Continue reading They Could Have Been Real
Photo by Carly Rae Hobbins on Unsplash He smiled. She smiled back. Strangers still, but not for long. Who knows what comes next? A happy ending? Let’s wait. See what they do next. It’s their story. I’ve got my hopes up. We’re set up for a rollicking good time complete with slapstick and stupid misunderstandings. Let’s… Continue reading And So It Begins…
Photo by Andre Ouellet on Unsplash Here’s an idea: Ask him how he’s doing now… Rising from his bleak… She broke up with him She needed more than he gave, Wanted something real. He cried, said okay As if he had any choice. Left in screech of tires. He’s on the mountain Learning something hard to… Continue reading Look At Him Go!
Pixabay She’s afraid. The ocean is so big, the waves powerful crashes. The sand is hot and the water is cold. Why is the beach supposed to be so fun? She sits on the blanket, watching her sister and cousins. They’re not afraid. They are not three, at the beach for the first time… Continue reading Working Small to Win Large