Mama Sees You


I heard something strange in the doctor’s voice that made me look up from the “Your Child’s Eyes” brochure that I had been distractedly skimming.  “Hmmm?” I murmured softly, half-listening but lifting my head.  “What’s that?” “We should dilate his eyes today, just to be safe.” She repeated to me, as she reached up into […]

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The Sun Also Rises


“Oh, Jake,’ Brett said, “we could have had such a damned good time together.” Ahead was a mounted policeman in khaki directing traffic. He raised his baton. The car slowed suddenly pressing Brett against me. “Yes,” I said. “Isn’t it pretty to think so?” —From The Sun Also Rises, by Ernest Hemingway When I was […]

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