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An Angel With a Chip On Her Shoulder

I was in the local thrift store, sniffing around, when I came upon an angel figurine about a foot tall. She was beautiful and marked down to $2.50. I had to look twice to make sure I read it right. … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day Story

I’m at Housing Works Thrift Shop sniffing around, hoping nothing major catches my eye, since last time I popped in, madam came home lugging a rocking chair. There’s a little Latino fella transfixed by a red and white bike that’s … Continue reading

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This Seat Is Taken?

I bought a new chair and boy, am I excited? Why would I be so excited over a chair, you must be thinking. Because it’s my first real chair. I’ll explain. My apartment, that is very charming, if you’re farsighted … Continue reading

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Paring Down

I had someone walk into my house and say, “This is all you own?” You may think that was insulting but I preened in his observation. I also thought it was funny since I was just thinking it was time … Continue reading

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