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What Makes Me Nervous

The plinky writing prompt was What Makes You Nervous?Well, let me tell you.

The man who was bagging my groceries yesterday couldn’t have been a day under seventy-five. There’s a woman from eastern Europe who’s a cashier at my local Walmart who has to be at least that old as well. And it really freaks me out to see an old man sweating away during this Austin summer getting shopping carts together in the HEB parking lot. Continue reading