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Adam, Eve and other things…

“Wow, we look terrible in this picture,” said Adam.  “And there’s a sign there, which is silly since writing hasn’t been invented, and who will read it anyway?  You look lumpy.  Definitely not a raving beauty.  Where should w hang … Continue reading

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The talk…a short story about life and love

“Tell me again, Daddy.  What was it like before, when we didn’t have to wear masks and stay home?  When kids had friends and could go out and play.  Tell me everything.” “It was a different world then.  One that … Continue reading

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Starting over…22

“Well, gather ’round children.  You too Jerry,” said Kit.  “I talked to the Draknotues.  They never realized they were being played by the universe.  They weren’t happy about it, which was good.  I told them that your side wants a … Continue reading

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Starting over…20

“Look,” said Jerry.  “I don’t know what to tell you.  I don’t know if we’ll have any warning, or if it will be a surprise attack.  I’m guessing it will be the latter.  Suddenly the sky will be filled with … Continue reading

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Starting over…19

“What do you want, James?” asked Lilly, standing in the doorway.  “I thought you hated me and never wanted to see me again.” He looked down.  “I’m sorry.” “For?” “Being an idiot.  I don’t hate you and I know you … Continue reading

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Starting over…18

Lilly was sitting on her bed, pillows against the headboard, Snowflake on her lap, Rex, Cleo and Bitsy toward the bottom of the bed. “No, you can’t play with the hamster,” she said.  He’s not a toy, he’s a living … Continue reading

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Starting over…17

“Well, we did what we could,” said Snake, looking down at James. “Thanks,” said Lilly. “He’s not really fight material, you know.” “I know.” She bent down and reached toward James, but he slapped her hand away and said, “Don’t … Continue reading

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Starting over…16

“He rode with Hell’s Angels and the Chicago Outlaws?” “I don’t see why he’d make that up,” said Lilly.  “Besides the look on his face was priceless.  He loved that time period.” “I guess.” “Maybe it will be like it … Continue reading

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Starting over…15

“What are you two doing here?  I have class this morning,” said Jerry.  “We’re going to study your weak little bodies today.” “You’re not teaching anything until you tell us what’s going on.  I want to know about the angels,” … Continue reading

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Starting over…14

“Jerry, or should I say Mr. Martin, is a very busy man.  He likes it here,” said Lilly, “and it seems as if he’s going to stay for awhile.” “I don’t know how I feel about that,” said James.  “It … Continue reading

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