Stacey Spencer

Stacey Spencer writes from her home in Birmingham, Alabama. Many of her stories are influenced by the time she spent living in San Francisco. When not engrossed in a book or writing a short story, she can be found listening to NPR, making jewelry, hiking, or playing with her beloved shih tzu, Chewie. To read more or see her photographs, visit her blog.

Stories by Stacey Spencer

Pink Slip

Illustrated by Sherri Oliver

My first morning reveries are fond recollections of my husband, followed by the remembrance of his twenty-three year-old-girlfriend. Falling short of wanting to jump out of bed to sing with the birds outside my window, it is all I can do to muster up a decent rage to jolt myself out of bed. I need …