By Linda George
Describes anacondas, their conduct, the place they reside, their looking equipment, and the way they exist on the earth of individuals.
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I spread the fingerprint powder over the cat, finger-painted with the ink pad, and used the magnifying glass to start a fire in the leaf pile in the backyard. After the fire department had been by and we’d found Fluffy cowering under the azalea bushes at the far end, I thought that this private eye thing was by far too hazardous. And this is how I never quite figured out what to be when I grew up. Which probably explained why, at age twenty-nine, I had parked at the edge of the Goldport College campus and was rummaging through a Dumpster.
For landfills and all. You were . . ” “Yeah,” I said, and was glad I was blushing anyway. I looked away. ” I took a deep breath, which was a bad idea, because I got a big noseful of the smell. I swallowed hard and said, “And then I went to put them back and I saw . . I saw . ” I became aware that my voice was shaking. He nodded. ” He shrugged. “Weirdly, this one is not that bad, because it doesn’t really look human. ” “No,” I said. I rubbed my nose because I felt like I was about to cry. “I thought it was a mannequin.
I shrugged. “He talks to me, but no one else. ” This brought a delighted chuckle from the man, and at what must have been my look of total, bewildered surprise, he explained. “I did that to my mom till I was three. People thought she was crazy. ” I groaned. I could imagine E doing this to me for another six months or more. ” “Sure,” I said, and he opened the can and gave it to E. Considering that E and I had mostly been drinking water with our pancakes, a Sprite was a rare treat and if E didn’t say thank you, he graced the policeman with a broad grin.
Anacondas (Snakes) by Linda George