The Village Idiot

lighthouse 10Rene’s face is turning purple right in front of your eyes, contorting into a grotesque mask. Now comes the big sigh as she releases the air from her lungs in great heaves of fire-breathing fury. That same air gets frosty in a millisecond as her eyes narrow.  Continue reading

Sticky Caramel Syrup

lighthouse05med01She’s beautiful. You can’t believe how the sunlight gleams golden off of her blonde hair while she is walking through the parking lot on the way to her car after work. It looks like dripping honey. You stop her with a question that is thinly veiled as work-related. Continue reading