Writer Nathan Deuel has a story up at Salon about his father’s final days. Reading the story, you come out of it after the first read wondering “what it’s about,” but after another read, you take in the calm attention to the microscopic – Deuel’s description of sounds and thoughts as he sits in a barber’s chair.

If you’ve got a minute, and you do because it’s Friday, then check out Deuel’s story, sauced below.

Sauce: Salon