Summer 2007 • Vol. XXIX No. 3 FictionJuly 1, 2007 |

Postcards from the Road

1. Tahoe hasn't changed much. The Golden Spike still has that wooden statue of Sitting Bull out front. Where'd that picture go? I thought Mom used to keep it on her dresser: you and me and the Sioux Indian chief. The finds haven't been too good. Picked up a carom board like the one we used to play with that summer at Cottontail. Thought you might like to have it. Lost a couple hundred at the Shores, but I met a guy at the table who says he can turn me on to a few estate sales. Good stuff. Swap meet rats love that shit. Things go quick, so I gotta get there early. I'll make my way south 'til the U-Haul's full, then home. Are you close to settling the probate? I could use the trailer to move everything into the house before turning it in. I'll try to call when I get to Stockton. 2. Not much happening in the Central Valley, so I drove out to Bridgeport. Never understood why Mom was always bugging Dad to retire in Phoenix; California's got plenty of desert right here in the Moj

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Lori White's most recent stories can be found online at Spittoon, Necessary Fiction, and In Her Place. She teaches English at Los Angeles Pierce College and lives with her partner and their three dogs in a trailer by a lake on the edge of the Los Padres National Forest.

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