Tuesday, May 10, 2005

Happy Mother's Day

The car rolled down the apartment complex driveway off Laclede Station Road in reverse -- with a man clawing his way up the hood like a shreiking, rabid animal. As the car hit the street, he shoved his arm through the jagged hole in the windshield trying to retrieve the keys. Finally, acceding to his demands, the overweight woman, with a drink in her hand, stopped and exited the car. It was Mother's Day in Maplewood and the natives were restless.