543 Day Writing Journey

Are You Itchy? Day 86.

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It was 2002, and years since I was able to get my hair done. Between Roger being deployed so much and having small children, I just couldn’t find the time. I made an appointment at the JCPenney salon in the Jacksonville Mall. I was nervous.

The appointment was in the evening so Roger could stay with the boys. The mall smells of pizza and perfume found my nose as I walked into the building. I found my way to JCPenney, checked in, and waited until she called my name.

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543 Day Writing Journey

Adams Glossary. Day 56.

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We speak a different language around here. We use slang, made-up words that are mixes of real words, and some we still use that are products of the boys’ speech when they were babies. Here are a few:

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