Wednesday, December 29, 2004
She looks towards the group and shouts 'Ty!' Seeing the wrong faces, she ducks and scoots away into the cold night.
Ty and jacket required.
Monday, December 27, 2004
The water is angry; having left behind a violent birth, only to leave behind a more
violent death. The whole world shook.
Sunday, December 26, 2004
She puts two giant fluffy pillows in her cart. Her son climbs in and settles down for the ride.
He's got the best seat in the house.
Saturday, December 25, 2004
The book of carols is passed amongst the noisy guests, until it comes to her. Her angelic voice fills the room with the silence of awe.
She ends to smiles and tears, then blushes and sips her eggnog.
Friday, December 24, 2004
At the juice bar, she asks if he wants to add a 'boost' to his drink. He goes into a story about his accolades on the basketball court.
I guess he thought she meant a 'boast.'
Thursday, December 23, 2004
She listens patiently as he boasts. ' This is a great time to pick up single women.' 'Oh really?' she responds nonchalantly. 'Oh Yeah!' he jumps in, ' Cause they don't want to be alone at Christmas.' 'Ohhhhhh.' she concedes.
Is this his strategy or does she know better?
Tuesday, December 21, 2004
She tries to fit her giant SUV into the Compact Car spot. She pauses to let cars pass by before trying again. Minutes later, she tries again and pauses again; tries again and pauses again.
Sometimes Time is more important than Space.
Monday, December 20, 2004
The traffic light is fairly clean, except for the green light, which is covered in cobwebs.
Now there's a spider that wants to catch flies on the go!
Saturday, December 18, 2004
'I can help the next person in line' says the man behind the counter. The lady in the back of the line rushes to him.
She's the only one smiling at her 'good fortune.'
Friday, December 17, 2004
4 am. The sound of high heels on the street below.
The start or the end of a day?
Thursday, December 16, 2004
The survey taker said goodbye to the two ladies, then hello to another... and another... and again; ignoring all men who passed by.
A woman's vote or a man's way to get ladies' phone numbers?
Wednesday, December 15, 2004
The little boy offers her a cookie. She takes it with a smile and pretends to eat it. Then she gives it to the litle girl.
The lessons in regifting begin.
Tuesday, December 14, 2004
'Dude!' 'It was like -' 'Yeah I know!' 'You know what I'm sayin'?' 'Oh yeah, dude, I totally know what you're sayin'!' I totally don't know what they were sayin'
Monday, December 13, 2004
The blind man walks along the wall at a snail's pace. "Is the pool this way?" he asks. "The pool's behind you" a young man replies. "Now I know where I am," he beams.
Picking up his pace, he heads towards the locker room.
Sunday, December 12, 2004
They stood under the tree holding each other. Kiss, kiss, hug, kiss, kiss, touch, kiss, hug, kiss.
Not necessarily in that order.
Saturday, December 11, 2004
She acts as if her overly blond wig is all the rage.
At least it's got the attention of the natural blond in the car she passes.
Friday, December 10, 2004
She comes off the plane like a zombie. Her gaze is as far away as the outfit she wears.
Suddenly her focus sharpens with a smile, as the voice of a loved one welcomes her home.
Wednesday, December 08, 2004
Her frustration shows as she speaks into her cell phone. "Where are you?" He replies into his phone "In front of the restaurant." "I don't see you!" she exclaims.
He smiles. "Just turn around."
Tuesday, December 07, 2004
The brainiac explains, "There are 3600 seconds in every hour. That's $36 an hour. Since I make more than that, if I take two seconds to pick up a penny, I lose money."
Penny wise or foolish?
Sunday, December 05, 2004
He opens his burger. "I ordered no tomato or pickle, I got extra tomato and no lettuce."
Looking up from her fish sandwich, she replies, "That's not 'have it your way'..."
Thursday, December 02, 2004
Her desk is strewn with paper, yet her palm is covered with handwritten notes.
Guess she can't find anything when she needs it.
WANT A BETTER LIFE?