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I remember hunting for our first house on a tiny budget and visiting a number of fixer-upper type places that felt eerily like someone had been murdered there. πŸ˜‚

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So...um... is this house still on the market? The old lady in the rocker sounds like a perfect housemate to me.. quiet, invisible, polite. And ...a fresh start, away from the city....with peach trees. Sounds like heavens. One of your best stories , Justin!

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Well, given the granny was just making a blanket and not bothering the living, that seems like an overreaction.

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Yikes! Nice ending. Was certain Sylvia had found her perfect place. Well done, Justin!

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Whew! I was afraid something would happen to Grace when Sylvia left her alone. I’m glad she’s ok. Well paced and surprising!

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I wasn't expecting that. 🀣 Somethings are just too good to be true. Nice one, Justin.

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Sep 4Liked by Justin Deming

That sure took a turn! Better now than the next day! Great read, Justin!

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Sep 4Liked by Justin Deming

Great story!! I wasn't expecting that ending!!

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!!!!

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Great story, I love the Catskills. Great build-up to a great ending.

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Sep 4Liked by Justin Deming

Beautiful imagery, Justin. You can smell the peaches and breathe in the clear air. I love this story. That old lady did not want anyone else living in her house!! The accompanying photograph is perfect.

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Fun one Justin

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Outstanding! I didn't see that twist coming and audibly gasped whilst the hairs on my neck stood on end.

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Great story, Justin!! There was the perfect amount of tension and a feeling of 'too good to be true' running through this one! I was really worried for Grace for a minute there. Poor granny, though, I bet she gets lonely out there on that porch!

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Clever ending! Great job. I think I would be running out too.

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