story: The 37
author: Mary Miller
where: Fiumicino Airport, Roma
note: thinking of my own call home some March ago ago ago… And wow, something about this protagonist reminds me of Muriel Spark! I’m hooked! Sunk!
a line: “I was in tears by the time I called my mother. I’ve been sitting on this hill for an hour, I said, over an hour, and I’m about to lose it.”