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Burglarized: The Sign Says So

The house is about three blocks from mine. When I first saw the sign, I did a double take. Why? Is the homeowner being conscientious, alerting his neighbors? 108 more words

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A Well Woman Visit or My Annual Physical Humiliation

Today, I went for my annual physical humiliation examination. My health insurance company calls it a Well Woman Visit. No wonder. Men aren’t tough enough for it. 366 more words

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The Mother of All Jobs: Don't Be Basic

The word, basic, doesn’t mean what it used to. I realized this when I took my fifteen-year-old shopping for a new backpack.

“That’s so basic white girl, Mom.”

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Stay Up Late

As I write this, I can barely keep my eyes open. It’s 9:11 a.m. I’m on the couch in my pajamas with a blanket wound around my legs. 276 more words

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Prose for 2/26/2015

Here’s a scene from a story I’m working on. For a short description of the novel, read the post here.

Hud pushed the start button on his camera and yelled over the fireworks. 538 more words

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