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Endings and Beginnings-Arrondissement Part Seventy One

“Like most bad decisions, it began with drinks,” said The Huygens as she moved to the springtime window. She traced a pattern on the glass. It rippled and the scene changed to a biergarten in the late afternoon. Women and … Continue reading

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Task

“What are you doing?” he asked. She scooped up a handful of sand and placed it in the battered bucket next to her. “Cleaning things up,” she replied. He looked around them, there was nothing but sand as far as … Continue reading

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Just me and my words

Writing is a lonely business. This is not a cry for help, more of a statement of fact. It consists mainly of sitting alone punching a keyboard or scribbling in a notebook, punctuated with long, empty pauses as you stare … Continue reading

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These things are true

Nice is not as good as kind. Petting a cat or dog is quick way to feel better. Portion sizes on food labels were written by people who clearly don’t like to eat. If you love books, you will always … Continue reading

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Good Luck or Bad

What is to be lucky? For most of us, it means that good things happen to lucky people. If you have an attractive partner or a good job, the response is that person is “Lucky.” Which is a weirdly passive … Continue reading

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