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The Brown Mouse Bar and Grill…How They Met.

“I haven’t seen you here before,” he said, tray under his arm, note pad in his hand. “I’ve never been her before.” He nodded.  “What’ll you have?” “A vegetarian salad and lemonade.  Warm cherry pie for dessert with vanilla bean … Continue reading

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Neon…and How they Met

“I don’t get it,” she said to the guy behind the bar.” “Get what?” “Why would anyone want to come in here to cry?  Why would anyone want to cry at all? And why is crying okay?  Wouldn’t it make … Continue reading

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How they met…

Elizabeth found him hiding in the bushes when she was four.  She was in the backyard, looking for worms to pet, when she heard a squeak and turned around to see a small green dragon, peeking out at her from … Continue reading

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How they met…

“Do I know you?” she asked, as he entered the shop.  “I feel as if you’ve been in her before.” “You’ve probably seen me walk by on my way to work everyday,” he grinned. “I bet that’s it.  Now, how … Continue reading

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How they met…

“Watch out!” she shouted, grabbing him by the arm. “Thanks,” he panted, eyes wide with that startled look people have when they’ve almost fallen down. “It’s solid ice,” she said,  “you can’t just walk as if it’s a normal day … Continue reading

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How they met…

Yawning, she walked out of her bedroom, pulling at her tank top and hitching up her sleep shorts with the yellow rabbits on them.  She opened the fridge and grabbed a container of cold, plain, angel hair pasta, and huge … Continue reading

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How they met…

“Excuse me,” he said.  “You dropped this.” She turned around and saw him holding her book.  “Oh, thanks.” “No problem,” he said.  “How do you like it so far?  I read it a few weeks ago.” “I think it’s boring.” … Continue reading

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How they met…

“What does your sign say?” he asked. She turned it toward him. “Change?” She nodded. “Change what?” “Everything.  There are so many things that need to be changed that I thought I’d say it as simply as possible.” “No one … Continue reading

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How they met…

“Um,” she said.  “I didn’t drink very much last night so…” “So?” he said. “You look a lot like…” “Like who?” “Batman,” she said, in a low, raspy, comic book, kind of voice. He stared at her. “Having said that, … Continue reading

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How they met…

“Get off my bike,” she said, walking up to him, punching him on the shoulder. “This is your bike?” he asked, standing up. “Oh, so you’re sexist as well as an interloper.” “Interloper?” “Why do you keep repeating what I’m … Continue reading

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