Tag: car

  • toothless guy

    I walked into the drug store in an especially good mood — so good, I smiled at everyone. No harm could ever come from that, right? When I walked back out to my car a strange man was hovering over my windshield. He was gruff, dirty, wearing too many layers and hadn’t shaved in awhile.…

  • long lost brother

    I had been living abroad for over a year and had been home for several months, but had not seen my older brother, Stephen. I was driving down a freeway with three little boys that I was a nanny for, when I saw this truck speed by me, that I thought was him. I began…

  • made you look

    Long, long ago, some time in elementary school, I was walking home from school with my friend Rachel Smith and her older brothers. It was back in the day when it was popular to trick people by pointing at something and then immediately saying “made you look!” after they looked to see what you were…