Since her husband's death twenty years ago, Nora's weekly trip into town is her only meaningful contact with modern life.
A. JOSEPH BLACK is from Carnlough, Ireland and writes short stories and flash fictions. Thirty of his pieces can be found online, in literary magazines and in print anthologies. He is irrationally suspicious of the description “writer” and considers himself instead to be a storyteller. You can visit him at www.ajosephblack.com