Wednesday, September 26, 2018
The kids would have adored it, but for Matthew the sugar, whipped cream, and chocolate were just adulterants.
It was his birthday, and dang it – he would eat exactly what he wanted.
Monday, September 24, 2018
Friday, September 21, 2018
Monday, September 17, 2018
A memory painfully made its way into his brain, unwanted. All around a table, a rich sauce, flatbread studded with garlic, pasta. All together.
It wasn't supposed to take this long. He was supposed to pick himself up, he was supposed to move on. He wasn't supposed to leave his kids at their grandparents so long. He wasn't supposed to be making sandwiches for supper. Adults didn't do that.
He was supposed to move on. He didn't want to move on.
But putting the peanut butter back on the shelf wasn't moving on, not really.
It was just...dinner. Just dinner.
Friday, September 14, 2018
Gregory didn't hesitate. Sure, his shirts were loved by so many, sure his legions of fans would wait patiently for his next creation. But even so, his ongoing struggle with tendonitis made the berry crushing process slow and agonizing. Maybe there was a better way to dye shirts.
Monday, September 10, 2018
Friday, September 7, 2018
But they never had to find out.
Finally, after years of struggle and painful hours-long combing sessions, she had to explore new solutions. Clara was beginning to doubt her mother's home remedy.
Sarah placed her other healthy snack on the shelf. Before, the 'gluten-free' had been enough for her, 'gluten-free' was all she needed to spot the tasty, healthy hidden gems in the bakery aisle. Maybe her understanding was evolving.
Monday, September 3, 2018
It was an experiment. An experiment that, if it went well, would leave Kate healthier, and less addicted.
She was pretty sure that the buzz from the sugar and caffeine could be completely replaced by the adrenaline, the rush, the sheer heart-pumping mix of joy and terror that was Oh Snap.