Colorful crepe paper streamers fluttered off the handlebars. Old playing cards snapped in the spokes. Ronni sat over the back wheel while I pedaled. She shouted at everyone we passed, “hiya, suckers!” Flying downhill from the swimming pool we flew across intersections and around parked cars. It . . .

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Author: Virginia DeBolt

Writer and teacher who writes blogs about web education, writing practice, and pop culture.

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  1. Decorations littered the modest family room. Some were pink, some were blue; the baby’s gender was to be a surprise. The only surprise was a sonogram that showed no heartbeat, no blood flow, and a feckless emergency c-section. The would be grandmother wept as she picked up a pink streamer.

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