A woman steps out of the back door after an hour of him sitting. Younger than either of us, blonde w

A woman steps out of the back door after an …

A woman steps out of the back door after an hour of him sitting. Younger than either of us, blonde with a tinge of gray at her temples, the light creases of age in the corners of her eyes, beautiful in the untouchable way of mothers who are our exemplars for what we will admire in women when we come of age.

Thomm Quackenbush