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You Can’t Ask Santa Claus For That

Aaron sipped his Snapple and stared out at the river.  The clouds were out in full force, and he busied himself looking for discernible shapes in the sky. Holly sipped her coffee in silence as she stared across the path … Continue reading

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Absentee Turkey Cravings

“I think I’m suffering from absentee turkey cravings,” Aaron announced from him bench. Before replying, Holly took a long sip of her coffee since it was a decidedly cold and windy day along the river. “I’m not sure what that … Continue reading

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I See Dead Voters

“What really bothers me about the Republicans’ claims of voter fraud is that they claim dead people voted, but they don’t give us any specifics,” Aaron complained from his bench after taking a sip of Snapple. Holly nodded in agreement … Continue reading

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President Biden…This Is The Way

It was an unseasonably warm November day in Maine as they sat along the waterfront. As always, they were on benches on opposite sides of the path with their masks at the ready.  It might have been a gorgeous Autumn … Continue reading

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The Patron Saint of Election Day

Holly sipped her coffee, and then smiled over at Aaron, before returning her mask to the ready position. Aaron nodded from his bench on his side of the path.  “Looks like you survived Halloween and the couple’s costume conundrum relatively … Continue reading

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The Couple’s Costume Conundrum

Holly tossed her empty coffee cup into the trash can next to her bench, and stared across the running path at her best friend. Something was on her mind, but she wasn’t sure if she wanted to discuss it with … Continue reading

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All Tricks, No Treats

“It’s less than two weeks until Halloween, and I couldn’t help but notice that you had no decorations out on your porch,” Holly commented from the bench on her side of the running path as she sipped her coffee. “That … Continue reading

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The Long Distance Relationship

They sat on his front porch and enjoyed the gorgeous Autumn weather in Maine.  Aaron had his legs up on the front porch railing and sipped his Snapple.  Holly wrapped her hands tightly around her coffee cup in hopes of … Continue reading

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Trump’s Not So Wise Guys

“Do you ever feel like our country is being run by the most inept organized crime family in history?” Aaron asked from where he sat on his side of the running path. Holly lowered her mask, over on her side … Continue reading

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Socially…Awkward!

“Do you want to hear something crazy?” Aaron asked from where he was seated at the far end of the bench on his side of the running path. “Of course,” Holly yelled back from her side of the path.  “I … Continue reading

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