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I Want My Big Toe… and other summer resolutions

sock: foot of skeletonDuring my childhood summers, there were a plethora of ghost stories floating around the neighborhood  waiting to be retold on  dark front porch steps after the street lights came on and when our parents let us stay outside a bit longer because it was so hot inside.  A perennial favorite was the tale of an old woman who went to her garden to dig up a root vegetable for her homemade soup, but mistakenly dug up someone’s big toe instead. That night as she lay in bed, while strips of clouds Continue reading I Want My Big Toe… and other summer resolutions