Dad’s 250

I should offer no perspective on superheros because while I've seen some of their movies, I can't remember many details other than that quite a few of them wear capes, though I don't imagine why.  Batman, for example, "the caped crusader," takes a car everywhere he goes, doesn't he?  The batmobile.  And if he can't …

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Day 245

National Novel Writing Month! Day 23 I wind my way back to Zivon’s “shop,” taking a different winding route this time. I ping Mateo on the way, sending him another location. Zivon has the door open when I arrive, smiling as I approach. “Welcome back, Dylan Davis.” “Hi, Zivon. I need a favor.” He crosses …

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Dad’s 246

Practice:  Revision of Day 246 Character Thumbnail   Sunday afternoon--that part of the week made for tall glasses of lemonade and back-porch naps--had settled onto Darlington and the surrounding countryside.  The birds had perfected the songs they had spent the week rehearsing and the bees were buzzing in harmony; but to Arthur, head cheese man …

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Day 243

National Novel Writing Month! Day 21 Rex throws up the schematics of the Watanabe lab on our display. I blink, turning slowly to look at him. “Tell me this is a joke.” “Afraid not. Welcome to twelve floors of terrors.” “Why are there no rooms?” “As it turns out, they aren’t legally required to keep …

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