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Grace by
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Written in response to How We Like Our Eggs
We did not relish listening to praise and platitudes about a woman who was, to put it charitably, hard to get along with.
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Klearance Sale by
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The flyer—featuring a jolly Santa and offering floor models, repossessions, and a choice of linings—was in spectacularly bad taste.
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Aftermath by
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Prompted By Parties

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I walk out in a daze, music ringing in my ears, the girls in their party dresses still twirling across my eyes.
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Tornado Warning by
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Prompted By Disasters

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Neither rain, snow, sleet, nor gloom of night was going to deter us from our planned movie date.
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In Vino Communitas by
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Prompted By The Garden

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How can I convey the childish joy of wading around the tubs as the grapes squished and squirted between our toes?
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Black Magic by
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Prompted By The Social Network

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Each time I respond to a post, Facebook uses it to categorize and phenotype me, to slice and dice my likes and comments and sell them to the highest bidder.
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The Baths at Esalen by
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Prompted By Nudity

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No one is self-conscious about the nudity, and from our attitude and bearing you would think we were all decked out in our Sunday best, headed for church.
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Cream Cheese Crack Cake by
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Prompted By Diets

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I could give you the recipe, but you'll have to sign a release form.
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Family of Friends by
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Prompted By Vintage Photos

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We were as close as family without the drama or angst.
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Le Monstre de la Mer by
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Prompted By The Twilight Zone

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“When will we ever get another chance to see a sea monster?” Patti urged, sealing the deal.
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