Lewis Garnett

Double Date, Double Trouble

Mandy Newham-Cobb illustration

A lovers’ moon hung low and stars shimmered between the Appalachian crests. But for us, the ambience was wasted. Her father sat behind the wheel, with her 12-year-old sister on the passenger side. more

Jun 1, 2015 12:00 AM Good Reads

Mary Lou

Donated photo

A woman who says I’m her mother tells me I’m 94 years old. I don’t believe it. Sometimes she takes me out to eat, which is really nice, but she brings me back to this place. She says it’s my home now. I don’t believe that, either. more

Apr 1, 2013 12:00 AM Good Reads

Monopoly blitzkreig

Mandy Newham-Cobb illustration

It wasn’t ours. Some old lady died and it was in her stuff. Dad was the executor of her estate, and he and Mom spent several Saturdays plowing through the cluttered house, disposing of things. But they brought home the Monopoly set. more

Apr 1, 2011 12:00 AM Good Reads