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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 334

Reaching out… Recently I’ve heard the term ‘reaching out’ a lot in America-land. ‘Thanks for reaching out, we appreciate it.’ ‘I’m reaching out to see if anyone knows anyone who sharpens knives and tools.’ (Yes that is a real one … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 221

The Mattress Today I spotted a mattress in the road. What’s so odd about this? It was in the road in Clarksville, MD, dear people! A mattress! Dumped in the road! In Clarksville! The horror! My friend spoke thus: ‘What … Continue reading

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