Ten Hours Out

I work ten hour shifts delivering for Amazon- ten hours, three to four times a week- and I did this all through the hottest July recorded in Utah’s history. Sometimes, in the hottest part of the day, with sweat collecting beneath my breasts and dripping, salty, from my brow into my eyes, I have wonderedContinue reading “Ten Hours Out”

How I Became the Sweaty Person Dumping Envelopes on Your Doorstep

To give myself motivation to complete my schoolwork when the dark nights had me wrapped up in their folds, my body and brain depleted and eager for sleep, I would remind myself that someday my degree would allow me to work without traipsing over to Wal-Mart to beg for a minimum-wage job. I would pushContinue reading “How I Became the Sweaty Person Dumping Envelopes on Your Doorstep”