Everyone was satisfied, no one was happy.
Harry Washington, age 8 and a half, started to wonder what his mom’s hair would look like in zero gravity.
His life had been hard and he’d become hard as a result, and so was infinitely unprepared for Debbie.
“I always knew… That we were solid. That whatever shit came our way we’d take it on together. That even on days when we hated each other we would take each other’s hands and get through it, together.”
He was sitting on the steps outside the courthouse where he’d just been told that his now ex-wife was getting full custody of their child and dog.
If you were offered a potion that could make all your wildest dreams come true, but at the end of an hour you’d die, would you take it?
There is beauty in the in-between.
After a morning filled with meetings and far too many cups of coffee, the only thing Bob could think about was going to the bathroom.
A friend pointed me at an anthology being put together of 42-word stories and suggested I give it a go.
Starting The Fire by D.I. Jolly It only takes a moment, a single moment, to totally change your life. Everything you’ve done and plotted and planned and been proud of, can all change in that single moment. Jack had loved his life, he loved his wife, his children, his career, all of it. It wasn’t…