The worst thing Vanessa ever did was steal a man’s laptop. And jacket. She often went to the café with the stained-glass windows in the late afternoon, after her shift at the halfway house. Today she got an Earl Grey tea and splurged on a … [Continue reading] about Conflict Resolution
You have just been told to collect urine from your elderly foster dog. Do not panic. You can do it! With these few helpful hints, you will be gathering pee like a pro. First, ask your children to do it. Remind them of the 3,000 school … [Continue reading] about Instructions: How To Collect Urine From A Dog
I was barefoot running across a cricket field. A woman in a red headband grabbed my wrist and pulled me toward a pen filled with cute black puppies. “Half Saint Bernard, half Man,” she explained. She said it was a new breed and tried … [Continue reading] about Half
My husband of 17 years had an announcement. “Astronomers are saying that one of the stars in Orion is fading and will explode sometime soon.” We were looking up at the sky after a delicious dinner in Western Australia. Our home for … [Continue reading] about The Shark Net
I entered a 53-word story contest and convinced myself I would win. I did not win. This is not the first time I have deluded myself. I once applied to Stanford Business School and was shocked when I didn’t get in. At first, I assumed it was … [Continue reading] about Big News! I Didn’t Win!