Beanery Online Literary Magazine

December 29, 2007

LIGHTNING STRIKES

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—by geoffrey m. miller © 2000 Miller Creative Services. All rights reserved mcsot0187 (Used with permission)

Standing in line gives me time to think. Today, I was thinking about probability– specifically, the probability that my quart of cherry-vanilla ice cream would melt before the lady in front of me finished her transaction.

She was ancient and oddly-dressed: flat, white sandals with purple socks, blue corduroy slacks, and a reddish floral print blouse under a dark green sweater. She wore a curly brown wig and held an unfiltered cigarette in her hand, (more…)