My Cousin Joe was Delivered to My Doorstep

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  He wasn’t drunk. He was dead. In a box. In ashes.   It was 11:30 am. I was working. It was a little early for my mail carrier Patty’s arrival. But from my upstairs window next to my desk I saw her pull up. She got out of her car and walked towards the … [Read more…]

Do You Know My Good Friend Marsha?

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Do you know my good friend Marsha? She’s very exuberant and encouraging. The word negativity is not even in her vocabulary. No—you don’t know her? Well, I’ll let you in on a little secret—I don’t know her either. But I feel as if I know her like she’s an old pal or friend from high … [Read more…]