In Charge

They had ridden all morning in silence and finally Joseph said, "Was he surprised when you said you didn't need a driver?" "Duke Ellington forgot farmers know how to drive wagons," she said, nodding to Joseph's hands holding the reins. "I don't understand the struggle between the two of you." "It's the most elemental. Power. … Continue reading In Charge

Welcome to the Atomic Age

"Have your own Atomic Kitchen!" All the women at the home show crowded around the exhibition. "Cook a complete meal in minutes!" "Look, honey," Jane's husband said. "Just what you need." "Oh, sure," she said and thought, I can't cook. It's bad slow, why would it be any better fast? She edged around the crowd … Continue reading Welcome to the Atomic Age

Through Another’s Eyes

The section of wall was clear and Caroic could see the landscape outside the habitat. The plants grew tall, with thin brown trunks. She couldn't believe those thin trunks could support all that green foliage. She missed the tangerine sky of home and the rocky landscapes. The low growing plant life was sparse. Here, carbon-based … Continue reading Through Another’s Eyes