I realized that the heart of the story was not the cranberries or the road trip or Thanksgiving dinner, but what was missing.
Cranberries that weren’t lively enough, that didn’t bounce, got thrown away. You saved that information for future use.
Congratulations to the authors whose stories in jmww appeared in this year’s Wigleaf top 50: Laurie Stone, “Park” C. D. Frelinghuysen, “Going for the Throat” Also, super congrats […]
The next time one of Anna’s movies came on she let it play. It was the one she hated least, the one where she played Angry Skater Girl with purple streaks in her hair. Skater Girl, who dared to defy Perfect Blonde Girl, the wickedest witch of all. Only to find her, of course, not so wicked: only lonely and scared, like everybody else.