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Am I Looking at My Mom?

by Evelyn Horan When I stand before my bedroom full length mirror, instead of the slim, young girl I remember in my early twenties, I see a senior citizen woman, with flat hips and waistline with the same measurements, arms, and legs that have remained slimmer than my torso, and a buxom bosom that almost…

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Am I Shrinking?

by Evelyn Horan The other day my husband took off his favorite jeans and walked into the room dressed in a sports pair of Docker Pants. I complimented him on how attractive and distinguished he looked in his preparation to attend a “happy 50th over the hill” birthday dinner he was hosting for his son…

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DUST NET by David Dvorkin

by Leonore Dvorkin The Future of Surveillance, Privacy, and Communication: Why Drones Are Just the Beginning This is a work of nonfiction, plus some speculation. It’s largely about drones and their rapid miniaturization, their present and coming use in law enforcement and war, and a potential future in which spy and communication equipment will be the…

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The Story of Rudolph

by Evelyn Horan A man named Bob May, depressed and broken-hearted, stared out of his apartment window into the chilling December night. His 4-year-old daughter Barbara sat on his lap wondering why her mommy had to go away to be with God in heaven. Little Barbara couldn’t understand why her mommy could never come home. Barbara looked up into her dad’s eyes and asked, “Why…

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Wedding Plans

by Nikolas Wong Giovanna was soon to be married to her fiancé, Charlie. I rarely saw them, which made saying ‘congratulations’ difficult; so I invited them out for a coffee. “It’s on me,” I interrupted before Charlie could reach for his back pocket, sliding my gold membership card to the barista, Cindy. I was an active…