This one you can blame on Barb Taub. She got me to thinking about channeling Raymond Chandler. I tried and failed miserably. But here it is anyway. 8,739 more words
Great short story.
When a writer uses figurative language that is surprising or funny or original, it catches my attention and keeps me reading. Sometimes the expression captures exactly what I am thinking and creates a connection between me and the writer, which is the goal of every writer. 368 more words