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Warm winds

Warm winds flapped at DC O’Hara’s windbreaker as she knelt beside the body. She looked up at the pale and frightened woman who found him. “Did you touch anything?” she asked. 33 more words

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Shower

She gave me a quiz where I had to choose between two things. Like saying, “Shower or bath?” and I had to answer with the one I prefer. 52 more words

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I Ran

I ran for the school board. Then I ran for the city council. That went well so I ran for county commissioner. But when I ran for state government, I lost my footing. 52 more words

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One Thing

“Everything’s wrong and nothin’ ain’t right,” is a line from an old song about singing the blues. I know people who live that line, live that life. 50 more words

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I Saw

I saw the full moon rising over the Sandias, their pink sunset glow washed out by the blazing light of the moon. It took but minutes for the complete circle of light to rise above the mountains. 42 more words

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I Gave

I gave to the United Way. I gave to the Boy Scouts and the Girl Scouts. I gave to the American Cancer Society and the American Heart Association. 57 more words

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The Switch

It was that time of year. Time to make the switch from hot coffee to iced coffee in the mornings. Iced coffee was cold brewed overnight and ready immediately on waking in the morning. 54 more words

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