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Just a Thought

“I’ve got bacon on, darling,” said her mother, returning her attention to the amoeba of yarn in her hands (was it a sweater? A tea cozy? A noose?). —Colin Meloy/Wildwood

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“Mm-hmm?” she said, again feigning nonchalance. She didn’t know how much longer she’d be able to keep this act up, all this nonchalance-feigning. It was exhausting work. —Colin Meloy/Wildwood

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She’d lost Mac, her parents’ only son. Her brother. If a week of no television was the standard punishment for missing a couple curfews, she couldn’t imagine what it was for losing baby brothers. —Colin Meloy/Wildwood

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“What’s on the docket today?” said her father. “Remember, you’re watching Mac.” “Mmmm, I dunno,” Prue responded. “Figured we’d hang around somewhere. Rough up some old ladies. Maybe stick up a hardware store. Pawn the loot. Beats going to a … Continue reading

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Just a Thought

She had read that word, ergo, in a novel she’d been reading. That was the first time she had used it. She wasn’t sure if she’d used it right, but it felt good. —Colin Meloy/Wildwood

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