Day 119

Prompt: teaching. I figure I'll do a "life in the day of" type of post.   The school looms ahead of me in the fog, the weather mirroring my mind as I shake the last vestiges of sleep from it. Anxiety kept me up late, later than I should ever be up, squeezing in a …

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Day 111

Prompt: a character that makes work/school/neighborhood/etc interesting.   Jess’s face appears in my door, her mouth moving in words I can’t hear over the music. I pull my earbuds out. “What?” “Luuuuunch time?” “Sure. Where are we going?” “The usual?” “Sounds good. Let me get my bag.” “Oh my god take foreeeeeever.” I chuckle and …

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Day 84

This is a continuation of Day 83. Prompt: Nothing changes or nothing had changed (open ended).   We lapse into silence, each working on homework, Alex playing background music from his laptop. It's a comfortable silence between us after the last year as coworkers, broken only when the accelerator readout indicates samples are ready to be …

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