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04 Aug The Annoying Dead

They were everywhere!  The dead had returned to life, filling the streets like the unemployed. Grotesque monsters banging into trashcans in the middle of the night, mowing lawns at six in the morning, tying up automated teller machines, talking in movie theaters, farting in elevators.

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17 Aug The Secret – Page 20

Probably, Ben couldn’t think of a masculine flower name for them.  So telling her she could name them got him off the hook.  She remembered a discussion they had. “How about Thorn?” Ben asked her.  “Thorn? Are you insane?” Sounds like a German Sheppard! Lily…

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24 Jul The Secret – Page 19

“What? Oh, Maddie did you just now think of that?   That’s a great idea! A Party!  Yes, That sounds perfect.  It gives me something to plan and look forward to.  I guess after the Holidays I can be miserable along with the rest of the…

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22 Jul The Secret – Page 18

“Hi Lily, Just thinking about calling you.” Said Maddie. “Hi, I thought I might get you to cheer me up.” Lily replied. “Oh, something wrong?” “Well, do you have a few minutes? It’s not that something’s wrong, really; but the kids have all informed me…

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19 Jul The Secret – Page 17

She laughed at this, but her weight was no joke. The 25 pounds she lost so far was barely noticeable, even to her! But when your new best friend owns a restaurant, it’s easy. They fixed LO Fat calorie food just for her. She was…

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04 Jun The Secret – Page 16

She and Lily were chatting on the phone on a daily basis and they spent weekends just hanging out. Maddie discovered that Lily did not live in Magnolia for as long as her husband had passed. Apparently, her property that Lily acquired from her husband,…

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02 Jun The Secret – Page 15

“This is a piece from the novella The Secret. So please goto the Secret page and catch yourself up on some good reading”    By the time she got home she was tired. The back porch of the house had a rocker, she read the…

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21 May The Secret – Page 14

“Stop feeling sorry for yourself,” she said to herself repeatedly. “That’s It!” She thought. “I am buying a scale and going on a diet today.” She drove to the nearby hardware store “Al’s Hardware” simple enough. She needed other items as well and Maddie liked…

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20 May The Secret – Page 13

But they have great experience and knowledge and I know they will succeed. I gave them the discipline and the courage. “ I will continue here until I die and the customers show-up. The townspeople like it because there is no other place in town…

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17 May The Secret – Page 12

Sure, Maddie thought, that tiny Camilia would not be able to eat sausage and peppers and home made ravioli at 1 In the afternoon. But, truthfully Maddie could probably have eaten two helpings, and even order dessert, but not in public. She must be the…

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06 May The Secret – Page 11

She had certain exuberance and exuded a true warmth around her. Camilia Flowers, a young lady of about 28 came to take her order. The menu consisted of all American fare, plus a few Italian dishes. Maddie thought she was probably right about Lily being…

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03 May The Secret – Page 10

She was seated by, of all the names, Lily Flowers. Perhaps, she was the owner or one of them. She was probably around Maddies age mid to late 50’s. A little pudgy, but she was short. Very pretty, Maddie thought and maybe at least part Italian. Dark…

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