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Based On A Totally Untrue Story

“Thanks again for letting me read the new chapter of your work in progress,” Holly said excitedly from her side of the path as she warmed her hands on her cup of coffee.  “I was just excited to see you … Continue reading

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Don’t You Be My Valentine!

“Happy Valentine’s Day!” Holly yelled enthusiastically from her side of the path. Aaron groaned from his side, and then took a long sip of his Snapple. “Don’t start that crap,” he grumbled. “What do you mean?” she shot back innocently.  … Continue reading

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Not So Super Sunday

Holly waited for Aaron to lower his mask and take a sip of his Snapple before she hit him with her question. “Are you going to watch the Super Bowl?” She knew he was going to give her some sort … Continue reading

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Why Did I Move To The Arctic Circle?

“Why did I move to the Arctic Circle?” Aaron asked as he shivered on his bench on his side of the path. Holly sipped her coffee, stamped her feet to keep them warm, and stared across at her best friend … Continue reading

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A Return To Wally World

It was a frigid 13 degrees down by the Penobscot River, so Holly chugged her coffee and stamped her feet to keep warm. Across the path, on his bench, Aaron sat in silence and stared at the water.  The cold … Continue reading

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The Last Ride of the Crazy Train

Holly watched in pained amusement as Aaron gyrated in front of the bench on his side of the slushy, snowy path. If she had to guess, she would have said that her best friend thought he was dancing, but it … Continue reading

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The Ominous Shadow

They sat in silence on their benches on opposite sides of the path down by the river. It was cold.  Fourteen degrees by Holly’s last check of the temperature.  She didn’t like the quiet, but she could tell by Aaron’s … Continue reading

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What The Birthday Boy Wants

Holly pounded her boots against the blacktop to both shake off the snow, and to get the circulation going in her feet. It was bitterly cold along the river, and the six inches of snow did absolutely nothing to make … Continue reading

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Gargoyle On A Cold Snowy Roof

I crept carefully out of the attic window, and stepped out onto the snow covered roof. Thankfully, the snow had stopped, but that didn’t make my journey through several inches of the stuff any less treacherous. The Gargoyle sat silently … Continue reading

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Just One, But It Doesn’t Count

“Aaron, why are we sitting here on New Year’s Day when it’s freezing, and you admittedly hate this holiday?” Holly demanded from her bench on the opposite side of the path. “I got you a coffee,” Aaron barked from his … Continue reading

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