Stay Gold, Grandma I was only four years old, looking out the window of my grandmother’s house in awe of the snow as it fell from the sky and covered the ground like a blanket of pure, white wool. It was the winter of 2000 and I was spending a day at my grandmother’s place while my mother worked. The bus dropped me off at her house every day after preschool and I would spend most of the afternoon there. I treasure every moment I had ever spent with her to this very day due to the short life span she had left, but I was unaware of death at the time and never knew how much those times would mean to me today.Stay Gold, Grandma17 hours ago in Drama More Like This
In the heat of the excitement that I felt while watching the snow, I whirled around and saw my grandmother standing over me with a smile on her face. “Would you like to go outside and play?” she asked me. My immediate response was, “Yes, grandma!” She smiled and we got ready together and grabbed the sled from her garage then we made our wa
Paris, A Rainy Day (Monologue)Marie:Paris, A Rainy Day (Monologue)19 hours ago in Drama More Like This
It was quite nice of George to take us to Gerie's for lunch. Indeed, he always takes us to Gerie's for lunch. But it was raining out, and he carried the umbrella: lofted it high the whole way, that grey umbrella-- so there's something in that, I suppose...
I could almost fancy keeping track of them-- our days out. Gerie's on Thursday, the market on Friday, the park on Saturday and so on and so forth. He's funny like that, George. Predictable. And like any woman, the mother in me adores this, while the wife is acutely repulsed. I still feel that restless spark of youth still circling the drain in my gut, shouting for urgency and adventure, only to be quelled by the mother: lavender tea and a warm sunshade… I'm Marie, by the way. Did I mention that? Pleasure. George is always so strange when I meet new people. But no stranger than me, I suppose. I'm terrible about names. Mispronounced or completely forgotten within moments, every time. It's probably because names are my leas