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Eleventh Month Kaput

November, the significance of your days brought good food to our mouths. Farewell tasty friend, until 11 months from now: In November, the smell of food is different. It is an orange smell. A squash and pumpkin smell. It tastes like … Continue reading

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The End to ‘A China Escape’: Lilly’s Notes

Lillian (Lilly) stayed in contact with Echo and Emmy, albeit through the internet. So far, they have taught her some of the Chinese alphabet and much about Star Trek. Lilly considers them two of her close friends.

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chapter twentyeight: say grace

“Done,” Lilly said pressing the button. They walked through the hall to the front door where Mrs. Hill, Marco, and Frigga were cooing, oohing, and aahing over the Carrig’s newborn in the waning San Diego evening light.

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chapter twentysix: macaroons

Lilly recounted her adventure to Adria and their moms, making sure to leave out the part about how she escaped from Emmy’s bedroom window. Lilly ended the story of her time in China by telling how Sarah went into labor … Continue reading

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chapter twentyfive: oldy schmoldy!

A weekend later, Lilly and Mrs. Hill gathered with Adria and her show-runner mother, Mrs. Ava Sinise, at their favorite brunch shop, Cafe21, in sunny San Diego. They ordered their food and never stopped chatting once it was served.

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chapter twentyfour: up and in

Lilly, Mr. Hill, and Manchu did not turn around. Through the trees and down the slope they went. The wind whipped their hair and clothes and the tree limbs kept biting at their exposed skin, seeking to impede their ferocious … Continue reading

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chapter twentythree: live a little longer now

It turned out that the place Bo’s had spoken of was through the forest which was behind the houses of the possible witnesses Lilly and Mr. Hill had visited earlier. Mr. Hill pulled to a stop on the same road … Continue reading

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