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NURSING HOMES ARE FOR LOVERS by Katherine Sanger

Her fingers clawed the phone from the cradle on the second ring. “Hello?” “Is Ruth there?” “This is,” Ruth said, shifting to seduction mode. “This is Randy. I saw your ad on ‘Stranger Hook-Ups.com’…” Randy trailed off, not sure what … Continue reading

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IN WINTER’S DEAD HEART by Raymond Marble

Clouds overcast — November gray — tattered boot men stack boxes in the alley behind Goodwill … Old men laugh at small curious jokes and eat hot dogs bought from a vendor. All dreams cease down by the mission as … Continue reading

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AN INSIDER’S SKETCH OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY by Raymond Marble

Humid and oppressive — your hair curls instantly upon entering the Valley.  Everything is green, lush, bursting with moisture. The clouds are endless, stacked and layered upon one another. Driving the decaying asphalt roads you may come across villages which are invisible on … Continue reading

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