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The Elephant In The Room At The Center Of The Universe

Dr. Kulkari unwrapped the blood pressure cuff slowly from Roger’s bicep and placed it on the stainless steel table. Roger waited expectantly. The doctor cleared his throat but didn’t speak; instead he fiddled with the cuff, picking it up and refolding the sleeve and placing it back on the table. He did this several times.

Fortunes On Rabbits

Uncle Virgil was setting a live trap at the edge of the garden. I watched him hold down the little lever, slide the tip into a tiny ring, and cover it with pieces of shaved carrot. “Why are you trapping rabbits?” “Rabbits are like fortune cookies, if you shave their fur, you’ll find a message