FOUR O’CLOCK AND EVERYTHING (draft excerpt) ch.1

The kitchen air was wet and hot. Boiled tomatoes in scorching water to ripe perfection, bobbing around in an old, dented, five-gallon boiler pot, peeling paint on the all-but obsolete electric stove circa 1950’s littered with spots and spatters. Chicken, rooster, cow printed pot holders worn with tiny holes and faded designs hung from theRead more