I was tagged with a plastic wristband, then wheeled upstairs to a room. After my children left, I was bored and asked if I could walk around with my dangling bag of saline on a pole. They let me walk the halls, but wouldn’t allow me into the waiting room. That night as I listened … Continue reading I’m Going Home At Five
Who Will Take Care of Joey A few days before the date Dav and I had made to go out for pie, I woke up feeling a little off, so I ate oatmeal and blueberries for breakfast thinking it was just hunger pangs. Then I drove up the hill to Costco for gas, but … Continue reading Who Will Take Care of Joey
I thrust out my hand to grasp a yellow-stained one I looked deep into eyes filled with blood-red haze Gentlemen, I said, “may I offer you a glass of cold water?” Toothless grins crack wide open face “Why yes mam, yes!" Please sir will you set the table, set it nice, and set it pretty … Continue reading Gentlemen May I Serve YOU?
I glanced in my side-view mirror as a line of police cars and motorcycles tore by me, filling in the left turn lanes as they wove across the wide lanes of Imperial Highway, and a loudspeaker command “Pull off the street, pull off the street now”, filled the cab of my camper truck. My … Continue reading Pull Off The Street