SuLu

Listening for footsteps isn’t enough.  He travels quietly, slowly, leaving a whisper of air as he passes. Pausing for a second outside my apartment door, then continuing his journey to the end of the hall.  Strategically moving chairs to ends of halls and sitting, staring straight ahead.  Waiting.  Watching to see who comes out of…

Letter to a Friend – March 29, 2020

Hi Friend. Just thought I’d write and say Hello. Listening to Pandora radio app, and have it tuned to play classical relaxation music.  I forgot how beautiful classical music is.  Beethoven.  Debussy. Yo-yo Ma.  Chopin.  Puccini.  I wish I could play the piano.  The cello.  The violin.  All at once.  And sing.  And dance.  All…

Didn't See that Coming

Driving nervously in the almost-fast-lane of the freeway, Dalia tried to relax.  On her way to Bella’s bridal shower at the ex-in-laws home, she wondered how she would stay positive through the whole afternoon.  She felt these people didn’t like her.  They didn’t care.  Dalia needed to appear relaxed, confident, and above all, cool.  “Find…

Overcoming Confusion

House cleaning confuses me.  Plain and simple.  But wait!  Maybe this isn’t just about the house.  Maybe it goes deeper.  Ah, yes, it all goes deeper.  But that’s for another time. When I start cleaning house (somebody shoot me!) I begin in, let’s say, the living room.  Vacuuming is the first point of cleaning for…