Waiting on Queue at the Perfume Counter

Doug was in line to the cosmetic counter behind four other customers. There were just two women running the counter, and they looked 5-o’clock frazzled. The canned music recycled “Blue Christmas,” “Jingle Bells,” “Rudolf, the Red Nosed Reindeer,” “Joy to the World,” and the rest of the seasonal irony of joy and good will. Doug … Continue reading Waiting on Queue at the Perfume Counter


This post is for those who follow writelee.com. In the USA, today is the day when people finally come to their senses and give express gratitude for all the wonder the Universe has given them. So WriteLee joins the chorus. He is grateful for many things, chief among these things are three wonderful children, a … Continue reading Thanks