Carol Estes | The Sun Magazine

Carol Estes

Carol Estes is a freelance writer with Luddite tendencies. She lives in Lawrence, Kansas.

— From February 1995
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Dale

Dale and I sit in opposite corners of the nearly empty McDonald’s where I come to grade freshman English themes — he by the front window and I in the back near the restrooms. Twenty years ago we worked together, but now Dale is homeless, and I pretend not to know him.

February 1995
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