Category Archives: Style

Susan gets a grip

Susan was stunned to have met her mother. After all these years! And it turned out she knew her mother and found her abrasive. Susan put her mind to a clean-out and tried to understand. She scrubbed furiously. Vesta was her mother. … Continue reading

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Velma organizes it all

        Velma had had enough drama.     Time to get back to the library.             Where all questions had answers.   All things had a place.       She would … Continue reading

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Vesta meets her daughter

      Vesta stared out the window.                   Susan made tea in the little kitchen. It was so uncomfortable.   The baby woke up. “My God, I have a grandchild!” Vesta … Continue reading

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Scarlett

  Fall crept through the country. Traveling with winter dread.           Scarlett needed a trip to the city.         She packed a favorite dress and told Auntie to expect her at the townhouse. … Continue reading

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Vesta watches, puzzled

She just didn’t get it. Velma had been flapping around, frazzled, for weeks.     Vesta had a life to live!  She never did understand the pause to welcome yet another person to the planet.     At the bakery, … Continue reading

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Scarlett misses the birth

From New York City: “Oh, tell her I said congratulations, dear.” Scarlett put down the phone and went off to lunch in the park.         Then back to the publishing house for meetings.     After work … Continue reading

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Susan has the baby!

“Velma, I don’t feel well.” That was how it started. By lunch Velma had accompanied Susan to the hospital, fretting and unsure. By the end of the day, it was over. Velma had wanted to throw a baby shower. It … Continue reading

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