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The Couch

came back and picked up her couch, but John says I’m fanciful, and he’s right. Still, when I look out the window at the creek, and that couch is gone, I kind of miss it. Isn’t that the silliest thing? Guarantee: all dialogue reported verbatim

weeks, and I kind of got used to seeing it out there. Now, don’t think it didn’t bother me, because it did, but I stopped stewing about it like John. Well, don’t you know, the day before the boys were going to come over and have crabs and haul that couch off, I looked out the window one morning and it was gone. With the air conditioner running and all, we didn’t even hear someone come in the middle of the night and take it away. It was there for two weeks, and then, just like that, it was gone. I like to think Grandma’s ghost haunted those boys until they

Helen Chappell is the creator of the Sam and Hollis mystery series and the Oysterback stories, as well as The Chesapeake Book of the Dead. Under her pen name, Rebecca Baldwin, she has published a number of historical novels.

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