Love and Loss in the Liquor Aisle by Kimmy Dee

“Oh, it was definitely love at first sight, he just hadn’t seen me yet.”

I took an enthusiastic swig of water from the Styrofoam cup that had been placed in front of me, and winced as a cluster of ice cubes clobbered my nose. I carefully returned the cup to the desk and patted at my face with my sleeve, playing it off as if the whole maneuver had gone according to plan. Regardless of my wet shirt, I had certainly built the suspense to an excruciating level. “Anyway, I already told the cops all about James.”

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Sugar Cookie’s By Alec Cizak

Cookie Doyle said, “Aren’t you broads in step yet?”  She stared at Cynthia.  The girl had gathered the other dancers near the door to the kitchen.  For support, or something.

Joyce Crowley said, “What the hell’s that mean?”

“You know damn well,” said Cookie.  Good grief.  If she called her husband, Butch, he’d slap them and tell them to get back to work.  “Well,” she said, “who’s got a plug?”

The girls looked at each other.

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