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About what sandra thinks

Sandra is a writer, blogger, poet, artist, emotional disaster. She thinks far too much and sleeps far too little. Sandra lives in the Northeastern U.S. but dreams of an oceanfront home in Italy, but she would settle for a non-oceanfront home in Italy, too. She loves books, brutal honesty, coffee, and the color black. She hates insincerity, beer, whipped cream, and facebook. And she is uncomfortable talking about herself in the third person.

when we met. | t/toddler. #atozchallenge

when we met. t/toddler. She was his last hope. After about a dozen others, Adam was down to his last interview. If this didn’t work out, he would have to start all over. Being a single father to a toddler … Continue reading

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when we met. | s/sublet. #atozchallenge

when we met. s/sublet. “What are you going to do now, Kaitlyn?” I stared at my best friend Darcy for a moment before I spoke. With a sigh, I dropped my head into my hands. “I don’t know. I guess … Continue reading

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when we met. | r/rehabilitation. #atozchallenge

when we met. r/rehabilitation. I drove up the driveway to the home of Mr. McAllister, who my boss described as “a sweet man in his seventies who needed rehab after a hip fracture.” When I reached the house, I froze. … Continue reading

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when we met. | q/quit. #atozchallenge

when we met. q/quit. I hate my job. After spending hours in class and even more time studying after class, the last thing I wanted was to go to work at the bar and be groped and harassed. But that’s … Continue reading

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when we met. | p/phone. #atozchallenge

when we met. p/phone. After a long, hot shower, Leo leaned back on the couch, feet up, legs crossed at the ankles. He was overworked and exhausted, and all he wanted was to relax. He sighed when he heard his … Continue reading

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when we met. | o/ocean. #atozchallenge

when we met. o/ocean. I don’t believe in marriage. That’s what Theo always said. But Emily never pressured him. She’d never even mentioned marriage. But the longer they dated, the more he felt the need to remind her. I don’t … Continue reading

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when we met. | n/napkin. #atozchallenge

when we met. n/napkin. After his friend abandoned him for an admittedly cute girl across the room, Jackson found himself a stool at one end of the half-moon shaped bar. The bartender, Marcus, a friend of his, came over and … Continue reading

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when we met. | m/mechanic. #atozchallenge

when we met. m/mechanic. “I’ll tow you to the repair shop in town. I know the guys. They’ll take care of you. Hop in.” I stared hopelessly at Joe, the tow truck driver. “Okay. Thank you.” It wasn’t as though … Continue reading

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