Welcome to Tuesday Tales!!   “I asked at the cafe.” Buck shoved his hands in his coat pockets. “I tried the special, but citrus-choco-edamame is not for me. I’ll stick with ice cream and chocolate syrup.” Marilyn laughed. “I didn’t know they had that flavor.” “Oh, they don’t. It’s at the fast food place across […]

Welcome to Tuesday Tales!!       Marilyn woke the next morning with the new familiar disorientation. After rubbing her eyes, the events of the previous twenty-four hours flitted back into her memory. The surgery, Buck, Lark. Each one, a lot to take in by itself. Together, overwhelming was twelve miles back. Who to call […]

Welcome to Tuesday Tales!!       The nurse finished with a vital’s check as Buck peeked his head through the door to Marilyn’s room. Marilyn’s spirit lightened when she saw him. After a nap, her brain had cleared the anesthesia fog. Given the pain medications in her IV, she felt pretty good. As Buck stepped […]

Welcome to Tuesday Tales!! Buck’s still at the hospital and his visit isn’t getting any less complicated. “You can tell Penny that I’m fine. Just came here with a friend.” And it looked like Marilyn needed a few. Buck moved to a window that faced a tree-lined avenue behind the hospital. Orange and yellow leaves […]

Welcome to Tuesday Tales!! Buck scanned the insulated pots and found one of hot water. Behind it was a colorful basket of tea bags. Buck extracted the basket and passed it to Lark, then filled a cup of steaming water. “Thank you so much for calling me,” Lark said as she tabbed through the tea […]

  Welcome to Tuesday Tales!!   They pushed Marilyn’s bed into the room and hooked up the necessary monitors and machines. A moment later, the nurse returned with Buck who seemed slightly reluctant to enter the room. The nurse shooed him toward the bedside, then pointed out the call button if it was needed. Buck […]

  Welcome to Tuesday Tales!! Buck’s going to be stuck in his little predicament for another week while we find out what’s going on with Marilyn. “Stitches?” Marilyn croaked. Her throat was dry and raw. “Let me get you some water.” The nurse poured some water into a styrofoam cup, then plopped a straw into […]