Bad Moms

Cheryl, an attractive twenty-something, was waiting in the restaurant parking lot when I pulled up. “Hang on. My friend is coming,” she said to me through the open window. Moments later, her friend, Jen, burst out of the restaurant and stumbled to the car. They were both good-looking and dressed almost identically–black blouses and jeans that… Continue reading Bad Moms

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A Good Kid

I took Charlotte and her son Sean home from the movie theater at Lynnhaven Mall. They had seen Trolls. Sean is a thirteen-year-old eighth grader and was impressed by my trays of water bottles and candy. “This is the best Uber ever!” “Yes, it is,” I replied. “Thanks for noticing.” “Look, Mom–this guy’s got Jolly Ranchers and… Continue reading A Good Kid