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Tsunami !! RUUUUN!!!

Reduced to immobility in the hallway by the insane and unrelenting pounding on the front door, Yakov felt desperate and cornered, like a hunted animal.  He knew who it was at the front door; it was HER!  Having told her … Continue reading

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Deng Xiaoping Told Me

At various times we had all wondered why we remained friends with him!  It was exhausting keeping up with the misadventures that constituted Gary’s life!  There were the late night phone calls in which it was immediately apparent that he … Continue reading

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How Did I Get Here?

Jake sat down on the couch next to Sally, took her hand in his and said, “We need to talk.”  Looking panicked Sally shot back, “No we don’t” and jumped up to leave.  Jake quickly grabbed her wrist and pulled … Continue reading

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Secret Clothes

George said, “Why don’t you ask her?”  Staring at the floor Fred replied, “Because I’m afraid to know the answer.”  And thus began Fred’s running away years, running from what he didn’t want to know.  He deliberately failed to call … Continue reading

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Suffering As An Option

One episode of Hoarders is about a woman caught between a rock and a hard place: She knows that she is a hoarder; the evidence is piled up all around her. Knowing that she has this problem makes her feel … Continue reading

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Running

Aline provides care for her husband Harry who has A.L.S.  As the illness robs Harry of the freedom of performing even simple tasks Aline steps in to provide the needed assistance.  While she is careful to be cheerful around Harry … Continue reading

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The Holiness Of The Ordinary

A friend and I were driving into Savannah when a crazed, disheveled man suddenly appeared in the road charging toward all cars coming his way, waving his arms and giving the finger to all of us in a demonic rage!  … Continue reading

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