Just One Thing…

‘Do you love it?’ I asked, sliding across the empty hardwood floors with a huge grin on my face. Jean looked at me with a frown.          ‘It’s okay, I guess?’          ‘Okay?!’ I asked, bewildered. ‘It’s incredible! Hardwood floors! Four bedrooms, two baths! A five-minute walk to the train station, a ten-minute commute to …

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I Am Old

I am too hot. I am sweaty. I am uncomfortable. But there is no one here to help me and I don’t have the energy to help myself. I am elderly and I live alone with my dog Ivy. I am her sole owner now that my husband has died. I’ll admit it has been …

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My First Tattoo

I’ve known for a while now that as soon as I turned eighteen, I would get a tattoo. They say that if you have the urge to get a tattoo, you should wait for a year, and if you’re still happy with the idea at the end of that year, then you’re ready to get …

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Bathroom Modifications Joke

I have this running joke with my parents about them getting older. They had me significantly younger than my friends’ parents, which makes the joke even funnier. I’m twenty-four and my parents have just turned fifty, which is so much younger than the majority of other adults I know. I’d say on average they’re about …

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New Home

My husband and I have struggled with money for a very long time. Making ends meet has always been difficult, but because we are so dedicated to each other and making our lives better that we have finally come out the other side of it. We just got big promotions at the same time. We …

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Car Troubles

Do you ever just crave a type of food so badly that you’d do anything to eat it? I do… all the time. There’s this cafe near me that does the best smashed avo I’ve ever had, and when I woke up this morning I seriously didn’t want to talk to anyone until I had …

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Not An Optometrist

When I was little, my parents tried to encourage me to pursue all these really high paying jobs when I grew up. They weren’t fussed about what I did as long as I started earning enough money to keep me comfortable and put them in a good retirement home when the time came. They told …

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Saviour Car Mechanic

Would you believe, my escape from the social experiment went perfectly. I left through the roof in the dead of night when the cameras were facing the front door. I’ve been studying the way the cameras work and how the security guards operate for over a month now, and my studying was flawless. I got …

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