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Strobes, Candles, and Magic

Strobes, Candles, and Magic   It’s a small bedroom, with tan walls, a twin-size bed, a wooden nightstand on his side, and a plastic storage container to my left.  Sometimes I toss a lace bra or silk panties sideways and … Continue reading

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Across the Street

  Across the Street   The man in the house across the street is dying. I began to notice it two years ago when he suddenly stopped coming around to do chores such as raking, fixing electrical outlets that weren’t … Continue reading

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Cleaning House

January 29, 2011My cleaning frenzy began with the hallway closet. I scooped up three of my husband’s winter jackets and placed them over my right arm along with a corduroy sports jacket and two pairs of worn sneakers. Grabbing the … Continue reading

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