• Surrender by Dawn Ellis

    “I got a DUI a year or so ago. Anyone can get one. Do you mind driving?” he asks, charmingly, hopping in the passenger seat. “Sure,” I say, honored. “Use those side mirrors. You don’t need to turn and look,” he coaches me along the highway. “Oh, okay,” I answer, eager to please. “You don’t have to turn on your blinker when you’re already in a turn lane.” Grateful for the lesson, I say, “I never knew that.” “Pull into that spot, right in front.” “I’m not very good at parallel parking,” I apologize. “And the spot looks kind of small.” “Hey, let me do this, so we can get…