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Judy McLain
The Howling Owl
Published in
10 min readJul 19, 2023

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Paul pushed his cart through the mass of weeds that connected Pierce St. and Grove Avenue. It had once been a paved parking lot when The Luau Club was more than a dive bar. The Luau was the most popular place to take a date back in 1965. Now all that was left of its prior days of glory was the…

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Judy McLain
The Howling Owl

Shit Creek survivor. Storyteller. Feminist liberal. Southern without the accent. Chihuahuaist.