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July 2018, vol 14 no 2

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Terri L. French

Redstone Village

The bad thing about living here is people are dying all around you. Herb yesterday, Bev last week, Tom and Celeste the week before that. The good thing about living here is people are living all around you. Mary never misses a zumba class. Roy flaunts a royal flush most every Thursday night poker game. Joan makes the most beautiful arrangements for the front desk from the flowers she tends in the commons garden. We all grow old. But, ya know, there’s old and there’s old.

magnifying mirror
the laugh lines go
a little deeper