Mushrooms & Spoons

spoonsI place one foot in front of the other on the rail ahead of me. My balance is questionable, even when I’m feeling my best, but Kara’s fingers in mine make me feel like I could keep going forever.

The sun has gone behind the highest branches of the maples and oaks that line the railroad tracks and a slight breeze carries the sounds of town to us.Read More »


By Deling at the English language Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0,

You are sitting in your regular space on the sofa—feet up, beer in hand. I’m curled up in my normal spot in the chair by the big window. I like how I can keep an eye on you and the street at the same time without it looking like I’m doing either. You’re watching something loud and aggressive. Wrestling, maybe? I’m reading an electronic book.

At least that’s what it looks like.Read More »


By Finnexplorer at Finnish Wikipedia (Transferred from fi.wikipedia to Commons.) [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsI can see her inching her way around the building from my position in the tower. She’s pressed up against the wall, presumably to avoid being seen by cameras or guards. She stops at the sound of a truck going by on the overpass. After checking in both directions, she begins her slow progress toward the door.Read More »