Groovin' to the Oldies...

Sheet rock crew showed up early and loud this morning. Diesel engines muttering. Doors banging. Men laughing and scaffold clanking. An oldies station was playing away on somebody’s truck radio.

Read Dan Chaon’s story, “What Happened to Us?” in the new issue of Ploughshares before going off to work. It brought back memories of the terrific stuff he’d done in his novel, You Remind Me of Me.

 Sometimes, the way things were is the way things are.