Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Like nearly all the island lads
Ian Macdonald was born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland and currently lives in Arcata, California. He has earned his bread and beer in various ways, from flower picker to factory hand, merchant marience officer to high school teacher. His chapbooks Plotting the Course and Transit Report are published by March Street Press.
“That’s alright dear,” she said. “I get vertigo if I sit in the front.”
I laughed. “Oh, Mrs. Barrow, I surely can’t see you doing that.” I looked back in the rearview mirror. Mrs. Barrow was applying red lipstick using her faint reflection off of the window.