The Incognito Me

The Incognito Me I am beginning to like the smell of chlorine. Before this trip, the only picture it brought to mind was scrubbing floors or the stinging smell of hospital corridors. But now it smells like leisure: of early morning swims in the pool before practice or warm afternoons sitting by the water before…

Self-Delivery

I got the idea for this story on Wednesday, but I got COVID earlier in the week, so this is the first I’ve had the strength to write it down. You could chalk this up to my fevered brain, although I write this kind of thing all the time, so I guess that’s no excuse….

The Takeout Girl

The Takeout Girl “I think my teacher is a robot,” I told Nicole. I’ve actually never met Nicole, but she works at my favorite Chinese restaurant. I really like Chinese food so I’ve gotten to know Nicole pretty well. I can’t tell if she is Chinese or not. She doesn’t have an accent, but there…