This story will be published in Scissors and Spackle in October 2011. It was a challenge finding outlets willing to accept stories which had previously appeared online, so grateful to the magazine and the far-sighted editorial team.
"You are so right about the rant part, Mardith. My usual modus operandi involves a lot of ranting, swearing, and shaking my fist at the sky in righteous indignation. I hope to apply this rant-free approach more in the future. (And I never realized…"