Mar 04

Review: Our Souls at Night

Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf My rating: 4 of 5 stars Our Souls at Night is an exploration of what happens to us as we age, how we are expected to simply become a backdrop for the lives of other people and decently stop being real humans ourselves. At the same time, it …

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Mar 04

Things in the Dark, Part 17

A continuation of the last post, Things in the Dark, Part 16. To start at the beginning of the story, go here.  Brian listened patiently, then said, “I wish I could say I’m surprised, but I’m not. Some people seem decent until they don’t get their way. That’s Dan. He’s been like that since they met. Laura was always …

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Feb 28

Things in the Dark, Part 16

A continuation of the last post, Things in the Dark, Part 15. To start at the beginning of the story, go here.  I thought quickly. “Liv, go hide in the bedroom. Don’t talk, and don’t come out until I say so. Now!” I said, giving her a little shove toward the hallway when she hesitated. She disappeared …

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