One car after another. Her ponytail bobs up and down.
They call her Isabelle. Cindy. Maryanne. They say you like it. They say I’m sorry. They say don’t tell.
The man she calls Daddy takes her home, counts up the money, and gives her a McChicken. He calls her Alice.
Patti McDermott is a marriage and family therapist in Los Angeles California and live in Topanga, California. I wrote two self-help books back in the 90’s that were published and am currently working on a novel (much harder, but way more interesting!).