Objects of Pleasure

*Public safety warning. Keep this story away from children and the easily scandalized. If accidental reading occurs, immediately rinse eyes and call your local pastor.  “Hank!” June yelled off the deck, but her husband couldn’t hear her. The engine of the rider lawn mower he was driving drowned her out. “Hank!” she yelled again, waving … Continue reading Objects of Pleasure

The Good Day

I found my grandfather’s funeral program in the junk drawer, looking for batteries to put in the remote-control car my son had just unwrapped for Christmas. I found it underneath the Chinese take-out menus, phone books and old coupons; he was Xeroxed on the front in black and white, a young 18-year-old version I had … Continue reading The Good Day