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With Everything On It

“Go, ahead, honey,” Heather told Missy. “Show him your card.” Eagerly, Missy reached out and handed me her latest creation. The sheet of computer paper that it had once been could barely be seen. From corner to corner and edge … Continue reading

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The Halloween Brush-Off

“So do you guys roast the seeds afterward?” the checkout clerk asked as I paid for our three pumpkins. “Huh?” It took me a minute. “Oh. No, not really. You see, we don’t carve these up. We …” The confession … Continue reading

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Seeing the Invisible

The bundled figure on the North Carolina park bench could have been any homeless man, curled up and trying to sleep. Well, except for two things. First, the figure was made of metal. Second, it had visible nail prints in … Continue reading

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Art from the Heart

  I came home from work one night to find my office had become an art gallery. Construction paper of red, blue and yellow festooned the walls, covered with paint, with stickers, with bits of tape. “Bowling got canceled today,” … Continue reading

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