Leo’s Full Circle

“Hugo!”  Leo says when his long-time solicitor in Toulouse answers on the first ring.  “How are you?” “You're up early, my friend.”  Hugo says, looking at one of six clocks on his office wall, each displaying a different time zone.  “Don't you sleep anymore?” “One of the first things to go in my old age.” …

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A Lot to Celebrate!

Leo Cawley hadn't slept much.  The flight from France had been pleasant enough but it always took him a few days to adjust to the time change, and perhaps the altitude as well.  The sky still dark, he descends the stairs from his flat to the shop below, retrieving the newspapers The Seattle Times, The …

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A Great Friend of the Arts World

Leo's email pings, and he sees a new message from Mingan, Subject: OPEN HOUSE.  He clicks and balloons and confetti fill his screen.  “He's a natural,” Leo thinks with a swell of pride.  “Too bad I won't be back in time.” He realizes he hadn't given much thought to the shop or how it was …

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