“Let’s do this!” Biddy called, walking towards me at a fast clip. “You know I don’t power walk,” I groaned. “I’ll tone it down a notch,” she replied dismissively. “I’ve been dying to get over here since the weather turned.” She paused, looking me over. “A Ghostbusters t-shirt, really?” “I don’t have many short-sleeved shirts,” …

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“How are the renovations coming?” Biddy asked grabbing her latte off the table. “You know, they’re coming,” I answered vaguely. “You look like you haven’t slept in weeks,” she commented. “Don’t pull any punches,” I replied, laughing, “The house is great, it’s just a bigger project than we’d expected so it’s been a touch overwhelming.” …

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Throughout my life I’ve had what I refer to as Horror Movie Dreams. They happen when I’m stressed. In these dreams, I am one of maybe five or six people and we are in a horror movie. I know this, though they do not. I know we will be picked off one by one by …

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I’m a children’s reference librarian at the Wellesley Free Library. It is an absolute dream. I help little ones find truck stories and Lego books and even get to fill in for story time if one of the full-time librarians is out sick. I typically work in the library’s main branch (across from Town Hall), …

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