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He was baffled by Dr. Jones suggestion. (What’d she say?) Henry dismissing his perplexity. It seemed like a good day to burn a bridge so he responded, “Uh, I don’t think so. Can you get that trace info on my desk?”

“Mmm, sure. Something else going on?”

It looked suspicious using church as a reason to turn down drinks with a beautiful woman. (Everyone knows I’m Catholic my answer shouldn’t surprise her.)

“It’s Ash Wednesday. I haven’t been to Mass.”

Jones suppressed a snicker.

“OK Henry. Next time I’ll invite Ray and Leta for your protection. I really don’t bite.”


IMG_0382Lance and LeeRoy picked Donnette at My Constant Thoughts to choose the new 100 Word Song. She chose “Beautiful Disaster” by 311, a band I’m not familiar. I decided to write with the lyrics again this week which you can find HERE.



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4 comments on “Ashes

  1. t says:

    Ash Wednesday – one excuse I’ve never used – nice one Henry!


    • debseeman says:

      Since the season is on my mind (begging for lectors for Ash Wednesday) And I knew he wasn’t going it seemed like a good Catholic bachelor excuse.


  2. Lance says:

    With the pope resigning before I read this, this was the perfect chapter and 100 word song interpretation.’



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