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dock out to the sea

The Walk

By Gil Hoy I remember summer mornings before anyone else was awake  Opening the silver side screen door  dark grass, soft carpet under bare feet  the already sultry sun and moist salty air  Walking out onto a wooden dock  with rusty nails, old varnish  and a weathered bait bucket attached by a coiled brown rope  that was fraying like a…

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Is There Such a Thing as a Bad Dog?

As told by Oliver, the Bearded Collie by Carolyn Light Bell You wouldn’t know me as Scottish since I don’t have red hair, a tam, or a kilt. But my cousins, who look just like me, drive sheep up and down the moors of Scotland, rounding up the woolly ones,…

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Lake Effect Syndrome

By Nicole Tone Sophie laughed at the joke he tried to make, her hand brushing his arm. “So, yeah, it’s not that funny. But it was the most exciting part of my day.” He was nice and boring, had his 9-5 and his useful degree. Older, but not too old….

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