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This week's words;

Sunday - Instructions

Monday- Motorcycle

Tuesday- Wildflower

Wednesday- Asparagus

Thursday- Stopwatch

Friday - Confetti

Saturday-Homesick



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« on: April 17, 2019, 02:50:02 PM »

Ziipppp, Zipppp, Ziiiiiipp  the air guns blitzing through the lug nuts as we stand impatient in the small, dirty waiting area.  Hazards beyond the oil clouded and hand printed glass assumed to be far more dangerous than can be described.  The murmur of patrons on their cell phones dash out the sybilence of the attendant behind the counter looking for some unfamiliar part or piece that will soon be far to expensive for purchase but now necessary.  The air is matriculating from a dusty vent cover that really needs the attention of an expert cleaning service, but for now it churns out a stale cold wet air in one corner of the room.  The oscillating fan just below serves as a secondary measure of distribution.  The door to the garage swings open in a loose and lopsided manner, years of abuse from kicking feet and greasy hands.  "Angela?" , questions the  heavy eyed maintenance manager.  "You are ready to go!"  The sense of surprise and relief is felt from her presence and yet the frustration arises from the other 4 customers still pending.  The bell rings from the thump of a new set of tires rolling into the station, and oil soaked hands stop for a moment to rest and greet a
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