Stories tagged “WORK”

  • Worth It?

    I drove 3 hours to find your boat pushing barges up the mighty Mississippi. You were not supposed to be on your phone, but you coordinated with me your location so I could stand on the bridge and wave.

    The moment you passed, I smiled and waved like a mad…

    Posted 1 year ago
  • Rest Salubrious

    I stretched out, hand reaching languidly for the sun. I wanted to pluck the bright golden ball from the sea of blue and cup it in my hands. Having just woken up, for a moment I was a child again. And in that in-between of dream and wakefulness, reality s…

    Posted 3 years ago
  • Phone Call

    "You're so hard to get a hold of!"

    "I've been busy. But I haven't forgotten you."

    "When you keep changing your hours at work, people have to adjust their times to call you. I swear your phone was busy for hours! I bet you were swamped with calls once th…

    Posted 3 years ago
  • The Camp

    Ada stood on the surface of the moon and stared back at her home planet. Perimeter drones circled overhead, filling the air with the constant hum of their engines.

    Over a year had passed since the relocations began. No signs were forthcoming that they …

    Posted 4 years ago