Short Story of the Day, Flash Fiction, How Difficult by Lydia Davis

“If your kid needs a role model and you ain’t it, you’re both fucked.”

― George Carlin, Brain Droppings

Window sign, Tattoo Parlor, Deep Ellum, Dallas, Texas

From my blog (I called it an “Online Journal” then), The Daily Epiphany, Wednesday, November 7, 2001 – a smidge over twenty years ago:

Feng Shui

The other day we were driving around, talking about this and that, complimenting someone (I don’t remember who) on their house and how it was decorated.
Lee piped up from the back seat, “I like that house, it’s very Feng Shui!”
“What did you say?” Candy asked.
“It’s very Feng Shui,” Lee replied.

Where does a nine-year-old learn about Feng Shui? It was a bit of a shock to hear a little kid use that term.

“It’s from Doctor Dolittle Two,” Lee said.

And a piece of flash fiction for today:

How Difficult by Lydia Davis

from fwriciton

A cartoon version of How Difficult