Anniversary Roulette

Once upon a time, I was married. When I mention this in real life, people often gape at me in shock. "How old are you?" they ask, disbelieving, quickly followed by, "How young were you when you got married?" Some could say my entire marriage was a gamble, which makes this story particularly ironic. If …

Let Off With a Warning

I love long drives. Something about the open road is tremendously appealing to me, so on Friday when I left for a little mountain town about 2 hours away, I was ecstatic. Freedom was in my grasp! On the way to this town, there is a huge valley. The highway through it is long and …