An elderly sweetgrass basketmaker is shoved from her home and her way of life by a town’s progress. A scorned woman seeks revenge on her boyfriend with a credit card and a bottle of mustard. A forgotten young girl tries to fi nd her way in the world with only her wits and her grandmother’s sewing machine. A truck stop waitress has a grim secret that will make you die . . . laughing. This collection of short stories offers something to entertain you, no matter your mood. Societal changes, injustices and human brokenness provide windows into the human spirit, whether ugly, beautiful, desperate or hopeful. Some characters rely on faith or love to see them through. Others seek revenge, often with humorous results.