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Fifty More Words

We had all returned to the workplace after over three months away. Most of us had private offices, reducing the risk of infection.“I’m guessing disinfection doesn’t include dusting,” I said, more as an icebreaker than a critique.You grabbed my hand.“Are … Continue reading

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Fifty More Words

My maternal grandfather died in 1946, 13 years before I was born. He and I were setting out folding chairs for my daughter’s wedding in 2007. “Beautiful day for a wedding,” he said. “I’m pleasantly surprised to see you,” I … Continue reading

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Fifty Words

She walked in on me as I was shaving off my beard. Just staring at the mirror, emotionless. Once I was done, she asked why. “No reason,” I replied. “I was just looking for a change.” “You’re leaving, aren’t you?” … Continue reading

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