Short stories in the genre Literary Flash Fiction

Listing 2 stories.

An insufferable white man offers advice to a well-read, unemployed Black man holding a sandwich-board sign on a street corner on race relations, physical appearance, and how to improve his handwriting and thereby advance himself in society.

A father and son need to get home by Christmas Eve dinner, but a late departure from the Cascade Mountains and a closed road make the trip home difficult and dangerous.