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Dec.22.2011
 “There are all kinds of ways for a relationship to be tested, even broken, some, irrevocably; it’s the endings we’re unprepared for.”   Katherine Owen,    ____________________________________________________________    All the things in your life can be defined...
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Dec.22.2011
  “When a person has a gun, sometimes their mind clicks that this thing will win arguments and straighten people out.”  Bill Cosby  ____________________________________________________  Standing next to the public restroom, I placed the receiver of the phone, still warm, my...
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Dec.22.2011
“I feel angry but not homicidal; this may be unlooked-for progress.” Suzanne Finnamore   ______________________________________   I stood at the window watching the guests poolside, and watching Debra anxiously talk to someone on the phone. Anna of course being the someone. I resigned...
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Dec.22.2011
  “ Such silence has an actual sound, the sound of disappearance.”  Suzanne Finnamore, ____________________________________________________________   Many a tear has to fall...But it’s all in the game   I slept with my back against Debra, as she enfolded me in her arms. We...
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Dec.22.2011
“Surprises, I feel now, are primarily a form of violence.”  Suzanne Finnamore  _____________________________________________________   The other shoe dropped, hell froze over, a bear  shit in the woods and the gauntlet was thrown. I was in over my head. I thought I...
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Dec.22.2011
If human beings were shown what they're really like, they'd either kill one another as vermin, or hang themselves. ____________________________________________________________   Stripping back the coats of lies and deception I was home at last.  We were HOME at last.It is unreasonable...
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Dec.22.2011
June 21 1986 The children were tucked away safely in their grandma and grandpa's car, while Anna and I accompanied Debra. There was only room for us in the cab, no back seat in trucks at that time. Anna had me sit in the middle next to Debra. The entire trip my bare thigh was against Debra's, ......
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Dec.22.2011
“Bushwhacked, I examine my hands. Same hands. Rings still there but no longer valid.”  Suzanne Finnamore,  ____________________________________________________________    Debra lay hiding, not too inconspicuously, on the side of the bed.   The door slowly opened. I...
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Dec.22.2011
“It had all seemed as inevitable as sunset. Instead it was the beauty of the sun glinting upon the scythe.”   Suzanne Finnamore ____________________________________________________________   "Jack and Lee are meeting us in Galveston" Debra and I were alone in her truck, while...
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Dec.22.2011
  “Unseen in the background, Fate was quietly slipping lead into the boxing-glove.”   P.G. Wodehouse  ________________________________________________________ Things were so confusing, I didn’t know which way is up. It was an impetuous, needy move and it was early...