The Black Thumb #SampleSunday

Donnie had asked me if I thought the Brewster House might be unsafe for small children.
“Why?” I’d replied, obliviously. “Do we know anyone with small children?”
We probably needed to talk through the whole “having children” issue through a little more before we actually got married.

The Cursed Canoe #SampleSunday

It’s not like me to wish someone ill. I try to get along with everyone, not always an easy task for a new department chair. But seeing the good in the officious and incurious Kathy Banks, my liaison in Mahina State’s Student Retention Office, is beyond my ability.