account_circle by Brad Olson
Brad P. Olson is a native of Salt Lake City, Utah. He graduated with a BA in English from Brigham Young University, and is an avid BYU football fan. Although Mr. Olson has been writing short stories and poems for several years, Good Fences is his first story to be formally published. He lives in Centerville, Utah with his wife, Kristine, and daughter, Grace. To read more of Mr. Olson's work, please visit his blog,


Good Fences

Issue No. 164 ~ January, 2011

He handed her the medicine and they sat down. After she lit one she handed it to him. She only ever let him take a couple puffs because she was afraid his mother would stop bringing