Short Story (Flash Fiction) Of the Day, Rush by Jordan

Struggling to sit up, she squinted bleary eyes at the alarm clock across the room. Was that an eight?

—-Jordan, Rush

One day later.

I once woke up and looked at the analog clock and saw six. I looked at the window and saw twilight. I had to wait to see if it became lighter or darker.


Read it here:

Rush by Jordan

from Write Then & There

The True Lives Of Other People

“The lesson? To respond to the unexpected and hurtful behavior of others with something more than a wipe of the glasses, to see it as a chance to expand our understanding, even if, as Proust warns is, ‘when we discover the true lives of other people, the real world beneath the world of appearance, we get as many surprises as on visiting a house of plain exterior which is full of hidden treasures, torture-chambers or skeletons.”
― Alain de Botton, How Proust Can Change Your Life

McKinney, Texas