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Mikey, wow, I would be honored, really. It seems like such a simple story.

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Feb 7Liked by Ben Kerschberg

The perfect gentle story to settle me in my comfy chair Ben, with tea and books even though my fire is roaring! Thank you 🙏🏽

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Thank you so much, Susie. I'm glad that you enjoyed it.

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Feb 7Liked by Ben Kerschberg

Beautiful and evocative Ben. I’m warm all over. ❤️

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Thanks so much, Dee. I know it was the tea !

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Ahh yes. But the cottage! But the books! But the fire!

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I feel like I’ve just gotten a glimpse at my own possible future. Haha.

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Don't we all want to be Annie Whittlebottom? :)

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A lovely little story, thank you, Ben.

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Thank you so much for reading, Kim, and for the kind words and re-stack. I appreciate them all.

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Comforting reading.

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Thank you, Stanley, for reading and the kind words.

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I loved this piece

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Oh, I loved this so. much, Ben! Sounds like me. Winter, good fiction, a fire in the wood stove, and solitude. Oh, and a cup of tea. In a special mug, of course. 📚☕

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Barbara, you’re incredibly kind. I’m glad you enjoyed her cozy hearth.

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Can I feature this on BTMU this week, Ben?

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OMG Annie is me! Have we met? Lovely piece 😍

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Linda, you’re too kind. And funny. This piece has resonated more than I expected. Maybe Annie will make a return.

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Gentle storytelling, beautifully unfolded, Ben ... the details, exquisite

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Thank you so much. You’re too kind. I’m glad you enjoyed it and hope you’re well.

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Very well, thank you. The fire is lit, the chicken is cooking. A fine Sunday all round

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What a delight—thank you, Ben.

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Thank you, Mr. Lat, for your kind words. I’m glad you enjoyed it. And I hope you’re well.

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Nice story Ben.

I'm going to make a cuppa tea!

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I have a tough time getting rid of things I've "noted up", and I've thought the same things about my paper treasures.

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