Category Archives: Women

Susan prepares

      The table was set. She’d said she had some news.   Susan looked for Velma.     The baby crawled in the grass nearby.             After this picnic everything would be changed. … Continue reading

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Vesta bristles

Velma wasn’t expecting a newcomer; she shook hands and smiled, but could feel herself bristling.   She didn’t like surprises.   She looked down into her blue tea cup and wondered why Susan seemed familiar. She didn’t like it. She … Continue reading

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Susan and her belly come to the party

Susan was getting big. But she got to Velma’s party and sat. She knew Velma, who doted on Susan and her belly. She was surprised to meet Scarlett, with her splashy pumps and short dress — how different she was … Continue reading

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Vesta’s gifts

  Vesta was a singleton through and through.   She loved it.   This year as the winter holidays came around she was surprised shocked to find she had folks to shop for. Folks she wanted to shop for.   … Continue reading

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Scarlett rushes off to New York

Scarlett packed for a trip to New York. Popped on her favorite hat and coat. She ran two blocks for the train. On the train, she arranged her handmade cherry lariat– a gift from Don when she left the publishing … Continue reading

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Velma breaks down

Velma loved this time of year. Hustle. Bustle. Shopping. Shopping! They had all agreed not to shop for each other. Velma rolled her eyes to nobody in particular. This year she had a tight community to buy for. ¬†Finally. She … Continue reading

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Susan has no pants!

Her pants did NOT fit. And she still had months of pregnancy to go! Susan carried on with her classics, a charcoal grey shirt with handpainted white trim. And she squeezed into her long granny skirts,¬† much shorter after they … Continue reading

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