Wednesday, March 27, 2013

The One About the Cat


They say to make your blog about whatever it is that you can be an expert in. Well, I'm an expert in nothing except being a smartass. But, I like telling stories. Sometimes I'm even unwittingly funny. So, here goes. Bear with me. Nathan and Other Jerks is an ongoing process, and it's under construction. I can't promise it'll get better. But it will. Let's start with...


The One About the Cat
  


Nathan sat the packages down gently on the counter. “Do you need Reggie to put these up for you, Grandma?” Good ole Nate. He was always looking out.
She pressed her lips into a thin line, giving me a disapproving once over. “No dear. I don’t trust anyone in my kitchen who can’t find their way around on their own.”
I smiled at the old woman sweetly. One day she was going to fall, break a hip, and need therapy. Then she would be at my mercy.
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