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Dust of the Moon

“My name is Carlos Leonardo Nájera de Madrid.” This is how my father begins his life story. I am not sure when he started writing. It might’ve been in the 1960s or 70s. But I remember seeing him many nights … Continue reading

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Mrs. Bridges

Monday . . .    Joe stood at the living room window and looked out. It was warm and comfortable inside his house, he knew. Outside, the November sun was dropping closer to the coastal mountains stretching the shadows longer, … Continue reading

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