Good news, son. Your mom has returned from the dead in the form of my hygienist.
She’s slightly shorter than you’ll remember, with darker hair and a softer, rather melodious voice,
but there’s absolutely no doubt once you get a good long look into those bright lovely blue mothering eyes.
Bob Thurber is the author of six books. Regarded as a master of Flash and Micro Fiction, his work has appeared in Esquire and other magazines, been anthologized 60 times, received a long list of awards, and been utilized in schools and colleges throughout the world. He resides in Massachusetts. Visit his website at BobThurber.net.