Part one here.
Recently, my husband and I were in the City Market in Moab buying supplies for my special needs daughter’s formula. For fun, we sifted through the motorcycle skullcap rack, looking for a skullcap €”with skulls €”that my husband might like to wear in addition to the one I bought him following his recent brain surgery. That one is a black tieback cap ornamented with grey and white skulls clenching their crossbones in their teeth €”defiant pirate regalia. It goes well with his salt and pepper beard. I glanced toward my next destination €”the laundry soap aisle €”and noticed a man there, early-to-mid sixties, prowling restlessly up and down in front of the soap. He glanced at me briefly then returned to studying the shelves. I thought I detected more than a little bit of address in his glance, and indeed, when I entered the aisle, he whirled around and accosted me. Continue reading “Embrace the pure life, part two”