These stories all began as Facebook posts, an exercise in compressing tales into the constraints of only 420 characters, including spaces and punctuation. I call them 'tales' for, in the ones that work best, there is a narrative arc that takes place in the space of a breath.
This spring I had an epiphany about the mixed feelings I was having about where I live. I knew that deep down there were absolutely things I loved about where I lived, I just was in a funk and needed reminding. So I made a list.