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Phases of Moon: Part 86 by J. Alan Veerkamp
Sawyer didn’t remember which local craft fair Maddie had acquired the handmade calendar. Engraved designs of forest and wolves topped the hardwood plaque filled with rows of changeable tiles marking the months and days. Frivolous and purely decorative, he’d all but ignored it during his teen years.
Now with his new knowledge, it took on so much more meaning.
The twenty-fifth had been replaced. Between the twenty-four and twenty-six sat a stylized pine tree topped with a star. Sawyer always used to look forward to December and the Christmas season. They were never a religious family, but the spirit of giving gifts and Peace on Earth was a worthwhile endeavor.
Super Trooper #63 (14.6) by Julie Lynn Hayes
Chan wasn’t worried about the situation at home. Well, maybe concerned, but not worried. And it wasn’t a situation. Things liked this happened all the time, surely, where one parent had to stay home with the children rather than go to work because of circumstances.
Not that he and Evan were their parents, but they were responsible for them. And Chan loved them more than anything. He was sure Evan did too. With time, his siblings would warm to Evan.
“I don’t know what Timok told—”
Cutting of Garjah, I said, “He didn’t tell me things. I asked him for… information to read.”
Folding his arms, Garjah glowered. “What did you read?”
If I had something to feel guilty about, I would have. He was very stern. I shivered, enjoying the arousal, but I raised an eyebrow. No need to let him think he could bark and drop my trousers.
Even if he probably could.
“About pair bonding.”
He dropped his arms. “Oh. I would have told you about that.”“I, ah, also wanted some basic knowledge about Four