… Had he known of the terrible accident that would befall him …

( … she harbored deep resentment toward him for something he had done six months prior, so she drove the car dangerously fast over the ice covered gravel road,  taking careful aim to hit every spot of exposed gravel that she knew would separate him from skis and rope.  She cackled knowing that nothing would impede his bruised and broken body from tumbling down the road like a drunken rolling pin while she sped further and further away  … )

HE would not have announced so boldly … to our utter surprise … one Sunday while lounging around reading the Sunday ‘funnies’  on a bitterly cold winter day … 

“I can ski behind the car…. .”  

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