Of all the things about her, it was her cockiness that intrigued you: the way she would say “I knew you would do that,” when you did what she asked. Or, worse still, the way she would simply smile enigmatically when you responded “Well of course you did; you suggested it.” She could never predict something unless she caused it, after all, but that never seemed to bother her.
But stranger were the notes that she would leave on the refrigerator. Things like “Avoid the 101 today,” or “Flu outbreak next week; stay home.” Disturbing, because they were always right.
Monday, March 21, 2011
Day 21: Prescience
Finally, one that went easily.