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Marissa Alex­ander was sentenced last year to 20 years in prison, having been convicted of attempted murder after a gun she fired hit a wall, injuring no one

Get it out! Dry it off! I can’t believe this is happening!

“What nonsense,” I said. “There’s Little League!”

Were they all too busy to deal with this? Was I on some secret blacklist of repair people? I felt alone, scorned

I kept hinting to the computer, out loud, that I was lucky to live so close to the office, but the computer didn’t care

Maybe they are suggestions and disgruntlements rather than rules . . .

A reading of the freedoms

Despite having grown up in a sailing family, I am now the owner of a 24-foot powerboat

A deer detente

People who frequent the same gin joints tend to get nicknamed