Morning Lightness

Morning Lightness

Ojai Valley, Ojai, California The waitress sat me at the worst table in the whole restaurant, at the apex of the hall to the restrooms and the door to the kitchen (I can sense you cringing). But I had a perfect view of people straggling in the door, backlight by the...
The Clumsy Squirrel

The Clumsy Squirrel

Rising Park, Lancaster, Ohio Rocky missed his branch. I was waiting for a neighbor who wasn’t home to answer the door. A stuttering chatter came from the roof, followed by a leap towards a giant oak tree. The squirrel’s front claws dug into the bark, spinning him...