Mar 22, 2021
Welcome to A Remarkable Thought: A short story podcast to engage your mind and lift your spirit—a production of changeyourmindchangeeverything.org. In a world that runs on 5G, caffeine, obligations, shoulds, shouldn’ts, woulds, and wouldn’ts we’ve created a space where you can relax, laugh and think for yourself. Each week we will bring you a refreshing escape where your mind can wander in a thoughtful story as you visit wonders yet to be considered. At the end of every show, we will leave you with a quality question to ponder. This week's host is Jami Amerine with an original story she wrote called, Everly's Escape. Take a beat, take a breath, and listen in!
The crowded room erupted in laughter. Sheepishly, Everly sipped her zinfandel. The cool, sweet drink must’ve paled in comparison to her burning, flushed cheeks. Then came the “nudge, nudge,” she was most accustomed to, followed by the words she’d memorized, “I am just kidding Ev.”
Everly, gave a fraudulent grin, polished off her wine, and stepped away from the crowd.
She headed to the balcony for a gulp of late-night, Aspen air.
In spite of the hum of the party, Everly only heard the majestic stillness of her favorite place on the planet. Born and raised in Aspen, Colorado, she was a local. And in Aspen, you are either a local, a transplant, or a tourist.
A gust of mountain-high February wind swirled about her, cold enough to chase a tourist inside, but exactly the refreshment Everly craved.
A voice from behind her gave her a startle. “Everly? You okay?”
Barely glancing over her shoulder, she acknowledged the familiar voice of the hostess of the intimate party, the beautiful, Aspen socialite Madeline Murph. Madeline was also Everly’s boss and the owner of the real estate agency where Everly had worked for the last 9 years ...
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