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The Keyboard

The history lesson of my life begins with typewriters. The kind with keys you pushed down about an inch and only had one font. Then electric typewriters came along with more sensitive keys that you barely touched. 60 more words

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Mr. Moustache

My mom said his name was Seth, but we always called him Mr. Moustache. We liked to peek at him when he walked down the sidewalk each morning and evening. 58 more words

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Woodpecker

We could hear him – a woodpecker – each time he stopped in the neighbor’s back yard to peck at their wooden play structure. Janelle would jump up from where she was playing and run to the yard. 57 more words

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Airtight

Airtight. Airtight. Her mind raced. Airtight. She didn’t know why, but she was sure the container needed to be airtight.

She raced to the kitchen, pawed through plastic bags, aluminum foil, old mayonnaise jars. 43 more words

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Just Add Water

I can never water my trees enough. It’s the desert where I live. I’ve killed many trees because I didn’t water them enough. So when my peach tree started looking peaked I asked the tree doctor what was wrong with it. 38 more words

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My Dad

When ever there is a big golf tournament on TV, I think about my dad. I’m a golf brat. My dad was a golf pro, he played par golf all his life. 57 more words

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My Granny

She was tough, my granny. She survived two husbands, ran her own small business by herself, cooked for her sons and their wives and children on Sundays, went to church every week and spent time with me. 24 more words

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