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Work the Room

The women were in the kitchen. The men were in the living room. It was a wine tasting party and I was there because I was related to the hostess. Otherwise, I didn’t know these women. One of these women, an executive at Wal-Mart, was telling the other wives about how she screwed up her … Continue reading

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Throwing Dead Flowers

The flowers he’d given me were dead. I hated to shove dead flowers in the trash. So, I pulled all the petals off the roses and put them in a bowl. I stepped outside the apartment without my shoes and in my peasant skirt. A tree blocked the view of our upstairs apartment from the … Continue reading