I was born on a stormy New Year’s Day, and my sister Gina followed five minutes later. They tell me I fretted and sobbed, stopping only when they placed her in the crib beside me. That's the way it was with us always: neither ever felt complete without the other close by.Read More
Shut up, Ma, just shut the fuck up.
Shauna stared at the ice cube melting into the coke in the bottom of her glass. She put her finger against the cold glass.Read More
I’m walking up the beach toward Bettystown, north of Dublin.
I see somebody coming toward me from the opposite direction, but don’t pay much attention to this oncoming person until he’s right in my face.
As he passes, I start to mumble “Nice day”, but the words stick in my throat.
Who is this guy?Read More