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#6 Hijacked!

I Would Never Do What Renee is Going to Do! Or Would I?

I read the next segment to the group and also send it to my Muse. Everyone loves it,  especially the Muse, whose favorite ejaculation is becoming “Wow!”

In spite of the fact that a few minutes earlier Renee had been ready for anything to relieve her boredom, she felt indignant. How dare he suggest leaving? As if he were indicating she had no life! And it was true, she did have a life–of sorts. Like most people she had friends, extended family such as aunts, uncles, cousins and a brother and sister-in-law who lived several hundred miles away in her home town. And then there was Edward’s sister and brother, their children, and of course several couples whose company they enjoyed socially, not to mention Edward’s many business acquaintances.

 “I’m afraid you have assumed too much,” she responded primly to Monty’s invitation, which did not seem so much of an invitation as a command. “What I mean is, I’m not sure I want to go anywhere anymore.” That was a lie, but she had just happened to remember that it’s usually prudent to look before you leap.

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#3 Moving Along

Write Makes Right, Right?

I’m seeing the problem: I’m writing my life the way it is and not the way I want it to be, but for some reason I can’t stop. Maybe you have to really understand the past and present before you can write the future, I think. So I keep writing:

Renee’s husband was not the only one to benefit from this situation; Renee had to acknowledge there were definite pleasures associated with having money. One of her favorites was the ability to hire things done that she detested doing herself. And then there was the perfect house and the extravagant garden, replete with a fish pond inhabited by a large white koi named Mary. Still, Renee could not ignore the increasing restlessness that haunted the crevices of her life.

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