Jane Braswell | The Sun Magazine

Jane Braswell

Jane Braswell is the pseudonym of an author in the Pacific Northwest who divides her time among parenting, writing, and volunteerism. She is currently at work on a collection of essays.

— From December 2005
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Over The Garden Fence

When I walk into my backyard, I hear my neighbor in her garden and smell the smoke from her cigarette. I stay close to my house, where I’m hidden from view by the overgrown laurel hedge. I was intending to weed my own garden, near the low wire fence where our dogs poke their noses at each other and over which my neighbor and I used to talk about flowers. But I don’t want to risk exposing myself.

December 2005
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