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December 1, 2006 | Fiction

Velocity

Martha Clarkson

The honeymoon suite in the bed and breakfast had a Harley-Davidson theme. When the brochure said ‘a haven for bikers,’ we assumed Schwinn.... more

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How Thurleen Met Skeeter photo

December 1, 2006 | Fiction

How Thurleen Met Skeeter

Martin Dodd

Thurleen’s feet hurt. And her head hurt from Parmalee’s algebra homework. Her eyes hurt because she didn’t have the money... more

Bike Birth photo

December 1, 2006 | Fiction

Bike Birth

Emily Taylor

I.

On a balmy day in March I went down to the shop and rocking heel to toe with nervousness, explained my preferences: curved back... more

Chiquita photo

December 1, 2006 | Fiction

Chiquita

Jen Michalski

Steve’s pretty sure the Mexicans stole it; serves him right for naming it Chiquita in the first place. But it was a beautiful plant, four... more