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The Spare Bedroom, Part 10

Becky really loathed going to the grocery store since Jake’s indiscretions. Shopping had been an enjoyable task before then.  It had been an opportunity to connect with neighbors and customers, to plan new menu ideas for home and the diner, … Continue reading

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The Spare Bedroom, Part 9

The dinner, although awkward at first, had been a rousing success.  And for once, it wasn’t because of the wine. Becky had reason to believe that her sparkling personality, while often hidden away to prevent folks from ever expecting to … Continue reading

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The Spare Bedroom, Part 8

Becky motioned for John to enter the house, and then closed the door behind him.  She had no idea that she was grinning from ear to ear, but she did have a sense that she might be blushing. “What are … Continue reading

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The Spare Bedroom, Part 7

Becky had grown up as an only child.  As a result, she had come to love the idea of having a big house all to herself. Sure, here parents lived there, too, but make no mistake about it: Becky was … Continue reading

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The Spare Bedroom, Part 6

There wasn’t much crime in Lightning Bug Junction, which is one of the reasons why Jake’s misdeeds had sparked so much interest among the locals. The low crime rate also meant that Sheriff Travis Nadeau was almost always available when … Continue reading

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The Spare Bedroom, Part 4

Becky hadn’t really known what to do with herself since Jake’s betrayal. Hell, she hadn’t had any idea how to refer to his despicable acts, but had finally settled on “betrayal” because the word seemed suitable enough to encompass all … Continue reading

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The Spare Bedroom, Part 3

Michael sat alone in the big booth in the back corner of the diner.  The place was closed, so he was the only one there.  He had the day’s receipts and all the cash sorted in neat piles on the … Continue reading

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