Carla Welch Arthur has been writing about the daily lives around her for the past five decades. Her works include poetry, prose, and short stories, in a style both matter-of-fact and gut-wrenching. She grew up in Northeast Kansas City and currently lives in Fresno, California.
The person in LA took control. He sub-let some rooms in the doctor’s office. He employed a female dentist from somewhere in Central America, who might have been a dentist there but was definitely not one here. He used the provider number for a dentist whose name I never heard, using the same scheme he’d used on my doctor.