Monthly Archives: March 2012

The phone rang at 4am.

Nothing good can come from this. I wake my spouse, “What’s amiss?” “Hello? Hello?” he answers gruffly, Then disconnects, just as roughly. “Who so rudely breaks our slumber?” “Can you believe it? Wrong number!” _________________ I missed the deadline with … Continue reading

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Wretched! Trifecta Challenge (Week 16)

Teenie sat at the kitchen table, hands cupping her cold mug of coffee, staring into the space above her stove, not seeing the wall behind the stove, stained with grease, tomato sauce splatter and other evidence of previous meals. The … Continue reading

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