What gladdens her is the spoon, with its tiny saucer of remnants, its slender shaft, scrubbed last, and now the kitchen's clean.
SARA LONDON grew up in California and Vermont, and attended the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She has worked as an editor in New York, and as a journalist on Cape Cod. She teaches creative writing and literature at Mount Holyoke College, and has taught at Amherst and Smith colleges. She lives with her husband, writer Dean Albarelli, in Northampton, Massachusetts.