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Bird Cupps

Bird Cupps has finished rebuilding the house of William Way and moved home to Wisconsin. She was last seen drooling over the compound miter saws at Lowe’s.

— From April 2002
Essays, Memoirs, and True Stories


My companion, Amelia, had a clear view of the whole incident. It went like this: It was 6 P.M. on a Friday, and we both wanted to finish stripping the doors of this old farmhouse before dinner. With a lot of little bedrooms, we had a lot of doors to strip.

April 2002
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