Tag Archives: city life

Metro Menace

The light turned green and Courtenay Melroy stepped out onto the crosswalk. “MOVE IDIOT!” screamed a lycra clad bike ninja as he flew by, inches from Melroy’s face. Melroy stepped back with a start, tripped over the curb at his … Continue reading

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Going Out

“Katherine, you should come with us tonight,” her housemate Abby said. Katherine felt her throat tighten just a bit. Her mind, agile when she was comfortable, stalled, mired in a combination of panic and self recrimination. It was just a … Continue reading

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Watching Him Run Away

He has a nice smile. The thought came to her unbidden, as if placed there by someone else. Katherine smiled back, hoping to convey her appreciation of his courtesy. He passed her and she turned her head to watch him run … Continue reading

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Running Alone

He was new in town. Or he felt that way at least. He’d moved to the city six months ago. Every other day he ran 4 miles along the river trail. And every other day he saw her. Sometimes she … Continue reading

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Walkable City by Jeff Speck – Snobbery in Motion

I apologize in advance.  This is more a rant than a review. You have been warned. I just need to write this so I can return the book to the library and get it off my nightstand. I need to … Continue reading

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Strangers

Darrell wandered the streets of Shaw with nostalgia and unease.  He hadn’t been back since he left for Morehouse, 15 years ago.  So much looked the same, and so much had changed.  He dreaded running into some of his old … Continue reading

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