The Adventures of Chartan: The Strange Fare

(Last Sunday: Brazil sees combat action in Ukraine while Chartan is surprised by the uplifting behavior of teenagers in his limo.)             First Chartan saw the black and white image of the fetus inside Gina. But what he carried home from the OBGYN’s office was the sound of the heartbeat—it followed him everywhere, including thatContinue reading “The Adventures of Chartan: The Strange Fare”

The Adventures of Chartan: The Unexpected

            (Last week: Chartan faces temptation in his Sacramento apartment after a surprise visit from Elisa.)             When Gina returned from her job, she found Chartan seated at the kitchen table with a blank stare on his face.             “Are you okay?”             He turned towards her but remained silent.             “Chartan, what’s wrong?” SheContinue reading “The Adventures of Chartan: The Unexpected”