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Weekend (Dishrag) Knitting

Weekend (Dishrag) Knitting

Dear Ann, Let’s review our current Situation, Summer 2006. You: living in a tin-roofed shack. No doubt rendering squirrel fat as we speak. (“Kids, we’re having tacos tonight!”) Me: communicating with the world via princess phone. My current telephone number has LETTERS. Do you remember the sound of a princess telephone ringing? Not princess-like at ALL. It rings like a death in the family, every time. Oh, and...

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