Don’t Mind Her, She’s a Regular.

So lost in conversation, my friend and I didn’t notice the time. The other patrons in the restaurant had long gone and the owners were cleaning up, ready to close. “Oh my goodness!” my friend said, gathering her coat and purse. “I guess they want us to leave.” We continued our conversation out the door […]

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V.J.’s Weekly Challenge #81: regulars

The sound of oversized boots dragging across wooden floors announced that it was 2:40 p.m. Shuffles, as we called her, would arrive each day, walk to the back of the store where the cash desk was situated, touch three things, and then turn around and slump on to her next stop. She had a mop […]

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