The Store Closes in 15 Minutes

By Sherrie Coronas It was a warm, lazy Sunday and the late afternoon nap we were slowly coming out of was an extraordinary treat for us. Dragging ourselves out of bed was painful but not as painful as the week would be with two teenage boys and an empty refrigerator. “What time does Costco close?” [...]

I Did Not Pray In That Nanosecond

By Sherrie Coronas I saw the back of the blue 4×4 truck lift slightly as its breaks were suddenly called into action by some unexpected circumstance. I pressed down on my clutch and break pedals with every ounce of strength I could muster. I believed the effort would be successful. Soon, however, it became clear [...]

Out of the Blue

By Sherrie Coronas Jack rolled over and smacked the beeping alarm clock that jolted him awake for the third time. “Hey babe, it’s your big day…better get up,” said Jack while still looking at the back of his eyelids. Mandy was scheduled to make a sales presentation to a top client and the last thing [...]

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