• Short story: “Here’s to the next time”

    Short story: “Here’s to the next time”

    The table—set every year for two families—now had seven empty seats. Her son and daughter had stayed with their families in Munich and Paris, grounded by the virus. An invisible …

  • Short story: Stacked Deck

    Short story: Stacked Deck

    It’s always like that, isn’t it? You have the opportunity to leave and you want nothing else to change. You consider staying and you are afraid that everything will. As …