The next morning, Gerri finds her brother sitting at the breakfast table in his usual spot at the usual time.
"What's new?" Frank asks, spreading a thin layer of butter across his toast, brown and crisp. The knife makes a satisfactory scratching sound. Frank's dogs gather at his feet in response, sniffing the air.
"Quit my job." Gerri pulls out a chair and flops into it, her eyes gleaming.
Frank lifts his eyebrows at this. "I hope you're…Continue
Carolyn Jamison pulls onto campus and finds a parking space in the bottom lot. She scans the front plates of the cars across from her, decorative, of course; Pennsylvania requires only back plates: Steelers. JESUS in the Keystone State. i > u.
She steps from her car, approaches this last plate, tries to juggle the various meanings in her head.
She assigns a number to the letter i (9) and another to the u (21). 9 > 21. No. The expression makes no…Continue