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Lunch box by
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Prompted By Mealtime

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Meals were a challenge when I was a resident on hospital rotations.  There were no official breaks, no lunch, dinner, or breakfast hours, just work that had to be done and rounds to attend.  Sure, there were cafeterias with overcooked steam trays of food, but they weren’t open 24/7, and weren’t free.  Finding a moment…
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We have met the Enemy–Retroflash by
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It is not foreign terrorists who invaded the US Capitol, corrupted democracy, attacked the press, blocked voting, tried to install an unelected autocrat, attacked public health, imposed punishments with religious zealotry against women, or damaged the rule of law.
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Trying to work by
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Prompted By Going to Work

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It was clear I needed a job.  Turning twenty, literate (two years of college behind me), energetic, and flexible—surely this would not be too hard.  But it turned out I knew nothing about finding work.
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This Old House by
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Prompted By Home Repair

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The house was a study in deferred maintenance.  Charming, with furniture, bedding, kitchen ware, and barn implements still in place, but old. He was a budding architect.  I was a friend of a friend with no repair skills to speak of, but had youthful enthusiasm, and came cheap.
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Sorry retroflash by
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Prompted By Senior Moments

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Oh joy! Oh f#ck! Oh crap! Sorry.
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The Computer Date Dance by
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Prompted By Dating

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Once upon a time, long, long ago, in a high school far, far away, there was a computer date dance.
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The Summer of our Discontent by
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Prompted By That Summer

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Come mothers and fathers throughout the land, and don’t criticize what you can’t understand. Your sons and your daughters are beyond your command.
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All is Fair by
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And yet, somehow, I have experienced cotton candy, apple fritters, kettle corn, corn dogs, Indian tacos and bannock, and have roamed through outdoor venues with crowds of young people milling around midways, carnies, pavilions with exotic chickens, beer fests, dog shows, food trucks, music stages, lumberjack contests, and barrel races.  Not to mention street fairs and parades of all stripes. I just can’t tell you where and when.
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Astronerd by
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Prompted By Hobbies

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Okay.  We were definitely eclipse-chasers now. 
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Happy Anniversaries Retroflash by
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Prompted By Anniversaries

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So many to choose from, and what a long, strange trip it's been...
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