Now it rains? Pours the day Hudson Valley RWA are going to a winery upstate for a book signing? Oh yes. But we had a lot of fun, selling books, smiling at prospective buyers and standing in real shoes, not sneakers. YIKES! I came home barely able to walk. Whine, whine. And all the wine with me driving-not a drop to drink.
Continuing this week with Housebroken. Steve has a secret he’s about to confess. Maybe it’s not as terrible as he believes it to be. But a man’s gotta do what a man’s gotta do. And Steve didn’t do enough to provide for his family in his estimation.
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An affair, a hidden family, he’s gay, Sally thought, hiding her panic she drew the sheet up to her chin and like the good wife she’d learned to be, she paid close attention.
“My specialty is Security and always as the capo de tutti capo manager; the go-to guy for problems, I’m supposed to know everything. Meanwhile I let computer skills slip since I always had someone else handling that for me and here comes the big letdown. Changes in equipment have advanced so fast that I’m left behind without the skills needed to apply for another position somewhere like an old dog without new tricks, that’s me. No one will hire me despite my great resume; not when they find out I’m lacking. . .”
With a sigh of relief, Sally said, “Honey, if this is what’s troubling you all I can say is stop beating yourself up because my computer dances for me and together we’ll find a way.”
“We’ll buy a fixer upper,” her husband who couldn’t hang a picture, said, and without waiting to listen to her opinion, a naked Steve trotted over to the office and called their favorite realtor.
My husband’s crazy, Sally thought.
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