Southern Accents

 Southern Accents

My sister has two voices. I noticed this yesterday when we were in town. She has a voice for people she doesn’t know and another for her family. Her outside voice goes up an octave and softens. She smiles a lot in her outside voice and sounds friendly and inviting....
 From There

 From There

I have a friend from Summit, New Jersey. She left when she was fifteen. Her parents moved to Raleigh, North Carolina for work, and that’s where I met her. She’s since lived in Washington, D.C., California, and now Virginia Beach, Virginia. She’s never returned to live...
Everyone Can See the Wind Blow

Everyone Can See the Wind Blow

I met a man once on match.com. He wanted to go to Paris but told me he couldn’t until he found the right woman. “What if you don’t?” I asked. “Why not go now?” “If I don’t have anyone to share the romance of the city with me, I don’t want to go. It wouldn’t be worth...