The Adventures of Chartan: Talking without Filters

            (Last Sunday: Chartan dismisses the questioning of the famed therapist, Dr. Kodor, but when he returns to his apartment, Gina, seated at the kitchen table, appears distraught.)             “I have three things to tell you, so you better sit,” said Gina.             Chartan pulled out a chair without taking his eyes off his wife.Continue reading “The Adventures of Chartan: Talking without Filters”

The Adventures of Chartan: Confronting Dr. Kodor

(Last week: After two months Gina and Chartan have settled into married life as have Brazil and Julie.) Chartan spotted Minerva in his side view mirror approaching the rear of the limo, her gait slow, her head bowed.  He took a last gulp of his 72-bean coffee, blinked and carefully placed the cup in itsContinue reading “The Adventures of Chartan: Confronting Dr. Kodor”

The Adventures of Chartan: Two Months Later

(Last Sunday: Julie and Brazil tie the knot an hour after first meeting at Chartan and Gina’s wedding celebration). Chartan, eyes closed with arms extended over his head, took a deep breath to fill his lungs with crisp, fall air. He was standing under a coastal oak by the edge of the river that meanderedContinue reading “The Adventures of Chartan: Two Months Later”