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Once in a Lifetime

My father is a carpenter.  He has often claimed to despise his line of work.  It’s backbreaking, the tortuous physical aspect is demeaning, and you breathe in dust and fumes all day.  Self-employed, he was regularly stiffed by his customers, … Continue reading

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Love for Sale

Neither my tub nor my bathroom sink has drained within an hour of their use since, I think, November.  The tub sludge I’ve apathetically tolerated as a black, slimy, possibly sentient roommate suddenly became unbearable yesterday and I ran downstairs … Continue reading

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But, Oh… Those summer nights.

It’s a grim day at Modern Love.  The January trickle of customers has slowed to an apathetic drip, mirroring the droplets of grimy slush that lecherously caress the smooth cheeks of our window panes, soiling even the view onto the … Continue reading

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