A Lost Art

Celine always shot from the hip, her camera securely strapped to her wrist. The park was sunny and filled with interesting bodies and faces, swinging, interacting, oblivious. “Don’t take my picture!” a woman suddenly screamed, pulling her small children behind her.  Celine’s heart stopped, then raced. She hadn’t been taking a picture of that family, … Continue reading A Lost Art

Epic Fail

The teen’s face hit the pavement. The girls laughed. The gfhs_fails Instagram page was a great way to unwind-- Watch 60-second videos of high school enemies and acquaintances, laugh, then share. After a long day at the Merry Farms Sweet Shack, a strawberry shortcake hut filled with forced smiles, selfies and spoiled customers, Anna and … Continue reading Epic Fail

The Ship Sinks

They had been one name, that was about to become two. Harry. Alexa. Halexa. Harexa? Not the best portmanteau, but they made do. Alexa was luxurious, luminous, beautiful, her angles made for hashtags and yearning emojis. Harry was handsome, mysterious, supportive and strong, all the better to sustain his ostensible girlfriend’s social media cache. The … Continue reading The Ship Sinks