An Agreement of Brick and Mortar

Will and Lila told each other everything. Whether not they always listened was another issue. They lay in bed, a few sheets separating them. "Tell me about your day," Will said. "Nothing too exciting. Work, returning some things to Selfridge's. How was yours?" Will rustled the covers so he could lay on his side and …

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All Major Calamities Take Place in the Kitchen

The turkey was squatting in the roasting pan while Maria hid in the closet with a bottle of vodka. The phone had skittered across the floor after she had dropped it. James was due in two hours. She hadn't invited him. His name was loudly absent when she rattled off the guest list to her …

A Quick Decision

Mom-- Andrew and I are leaving for Las Vegas. Or San Diego. Or Sedona. Anywhere with a Justice of the Peace, in case the urge to marry strikes us. We’ll be gone for a while; combo wedding and honeymoon. This means you won't get the big wedding you wanted (despite the fact it would be …