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This summer, it seems my whole life is under construction. We've been living in limbo while the house we're hoping to buy in our beloved Lambertville has been taking shape.  



I've been doing a lot of driving back and forth to the house to watch it grow into the next phase of its already quite long life. The process has been exciting and sometimes fraught.  

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“Every so often, a lightning flash would reveal us to each other, and the expression on his face - so rapt, so helpless, so utterly mine - was the most beautiful thing I ever expected to see in my life.”
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“Come inside with me," he whispered, "and let me make love to you"-he undid another button-"all night along, and then all day tomorrow, and then the day after that..."
"You have a show to put on tomorrow night'" I reminded him.
Mr. Rathburn -Nico- sighed deeply. He brushed my hair back again, tucking it behind my ears. "That's the spirit. You'll keep me honest, won't you?"
"I'll try.”
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“is there anyhope for me?"
"For a comeback, you mean?"
He shook his head. "is there any chance I'll turn from plastic back to flesh?”
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April Hello, Cindy. I only just noticed your message. Thanks for your kind words.

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April

Cindy wrote: "Thanks for the friendship, and thanks for writing such amazing stories. I completly fell in love with Catherine, so beuatiful, and so touching. It has inspired me want to Wuthering Heights, I am ex..."


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Cindy Thanks for the friendship, and thanks for writing such amazing stories. I completly fell in love with Catherine, so beuatiful, and so touching. It has inspired me want to Wuthering Heights, I am excited to get started. Thanks for sharing your talent with us all:D


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