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What’s Your Name Today?

He called her Mona, but that wasn’t her name

Photo by Sam te Kiefte on Unsplash

Out of the blue, I started to call my wife of thirty years Mona, and then she started to call me Cary, after which I pretended she was an international spy, and she spoke of me as an astronaut, which is what saved our marriage.

I enjoy writing one-sentence stories. They’re challenging puzzles: Can you capture entire lives between the first sentence and period?

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“‘Great things come in small packages,’ they say. But I’ve noticed small things also come in small packages.” —J.A. Taylor

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Bill Adler

Bill Adler

An American writer in Japan, editor of The Binge-Watching Cure books, author of the bestselling book, Outwitting Squirrels. Occasional pilot, 24/7 cat owner.

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