Creative Non-Fiction Short Stories. :) Travel, Oldsters, Love, and Compassion.
The lady behind me at the stoplight has a very tired looking Guardian Angel figurine hanging from her rearview mirror. For good reason. Since pausing, she’s been engaging in an animated discussion with her miniature Pinscher–in a smashing red-doggy-turtleneck–who she perched up on the steering wheel. She wanted him to have a better view of the intersection. He tolerated her rather well. It took an eternity for the light to change, and she seemed distressed by the wait. So–to entertain him, of course–she took the opportunity to memorialize their Valentine’s Day drive. She cuddled in by the dog, pouting out her lips in affection, and snapping some candids on her iphone. When the light turned green, he slid below the dashboard, back into her arms, knowing he was loved.