Family Dinner and Falling off the Wagon

Photo by Dan DeAlmeida on Unsplash

T and Colleen host a dinner in their cute house, everything dipped in a creamy yellow. Colleen is a nester. That’s good for my brother. It’s something our mom couldn’t do for him — for us. One of many things. Two unplanned lives more than a decade apart. Maybe he’ll be better at partnering than I was.

Sunshine is sweet and kind to them, but she seems tired. Off. They don’t notice. They laugh at…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
J Dawson

J Dawson

Writes literary fiction with a speculative bent. A parent of teens. Accidental house flipper. Friend of cats and dogs. Kindness matters. ND Bi (she/they)