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The Haves and the Have Nots

It happened overnight. The fan stopped running. Why did we have the fan running on a snowy night, you might ask. During summers with no air conditioning, a box fan to put in the window is indispensable. Having bought our home in June, we got used to the hum of…

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The Lost Ski Season

Ding! “Yesterday was the best powder I’ve had all year.” I felt a pang of sadness roll over me. Dang, my laziness had led to yet another missed ski day. My friend, Kate, had texted me to let me know how much fun our ski posse had skiing last Friday….

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How to Catch a Bat

As I read in bed, Bryon came in and got a strange look on his face. “What’s wrong?” I asked him. “I don’t want you to freak out, but there’s a bat right over your head.” I sprang out of bed like I’d been shot out of cannon. Right over…

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Oh my Gawd Road

We were beginning to give up hope. Maybe we were lost. “I see a sign! It says Central City  — keep going.” And with that, Bryon drove the little Mazda hatchback around another switchback. The little red fox darted in front of the car. Other than that, the place seemed…

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