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The Day My Computer Blew Up by
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Prompted By Hacks and Scams

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The screen froze. A red, pulsing light covered QuickBooks, accompanied by a loud, persistent beep. I froze in horror, as this old laptop contained all of my husband’s bookkeeping and our personal finances in Quicken. The only thing visible was a Windows logo and a trouble-shooting phone number. I know. I should never have called…
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Phantom of the Opera by
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Our hearts all skipped a beat, so you can imagine the child’s terror, her scream piercing the waiting area.
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Carried Away by
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Impeachment Then and Now by (4 Stories)

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The current impeachment discussion takes me back to 1972 and Richard Nixon.
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The Invasion of the Body Snatchers by
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(as reported in The University Times)
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My Aunt Rollie: Loving, Uncompromising and Part Prussian General by
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She isn’t happy when her brothers marry non-Jewish women, and predictably takes a dim view of her son Donald’s tall, blonde girlfriend Sallie. One afternoon Sallie serves meat loaf, mashed potatoes and a simple green salad. Rollie is polite during the meal, but when Donald and Sally leave the room she asks me, "So what’d you think of that?” “Oh, it was fine,” I answer. I call that Shiksa food,” she says.
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Word Nerd by
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As a court reporter, I am an officer of the court, and as such, I get some respect. I cover my ‘shroom tattoo with a Band-Aid and wear stockings and high heels.
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Five Points of View by (2 Stories)

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"When Anastacia was six, a first grader at Ulloa Elementary, she watched a movie that forever shifted her worldview."
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The Dreamer by
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Why I Blog by
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As this week’s prompt is Writers Choice I’ve chosen to write about writing!  Here’s a piece entitled Why I Blog that I originally posted several years ago on my own blog World Thru Brown Eyes. It could well be entitled Why I Write for MyRetrospect! One evening over a year ago, with no forethought that…
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