Suzanne V. Tanner
reinvention wizard…[email protected]
START She was able to tolerate an edited view of the backyard. Anything more would flood her senses with funeral-like despair. This mental state of hopelessness, fear and dread has become permanent on this planet of suburban single-family block prisons. The high-rises, now extinct, mostly resemble stale cake crumbles of rebar and concrete. Others stand abandoned with tattered curtains rippling over jagged window panes.
Beware The Strip Mall Mattress Guy
My vertebrae were objecting to missionary again. A regular and annoying occurrence now. All brought on by the fall-back acquisition of the trendy rolled-up mattress. This one invoked jack-in-the-box when originally delivered to our front door. Mistakes happen when braggadocio about cutting edge replaces common sense.
How People Smile and Reinvent Themselves Because of My Former Successful Career
Nannie June was the queen of wise grandmothers. Whenever I felt blue, she would cradle me in her arms and whisper, “Remember Suzy, there is always something good within the bad.”
Love’s Deceit and Rebirth in Crayon
Wearing a black linen suit, designer heels and carrying a cherry red briefcase, I dashed down the porch steps, my head already imagining files
Three Amazing Little Facts about Lobsters to Make You Happy
If someone in Gramp’s crew tied me to an anthill, would those creatures gobble up my insides too? Sometimes the imagination of a four-year-old carves a lasting memory in the brain.
The Frosting on the Cake
Rule number one. If you plan to follow someone, don’t eat a lot of garlic. Or curry. Pastrami. Smoked salmon. And tuna fish sandwiches. We think of these things when we go to the dentist. We consider them before meeting after swiping. Who knew the same rules apply when you are tailing a person all over New York City.