D. Allen

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David Allen is a mathematician, graphic artist, writer, personal trainer, and video producer for-hire.  But, honestly, you'll be lucky if he blogs on any of these things.  He'll probably just tell you how his day is going (or how yours should be).

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"The Golden Sentence"

Again, I present an entry to Wendy Strain's WOW555 writing contestThe theme is "buried."

The Golden Sentence

Local libraries grant cards, not immortality—there is little resource for someone who’s greatest fear is dying without having read all of the books. But, despite this fact, she continued to apply for new cards at new libraries as if the next one would be able to bestow upon her eternal life. So, at any given time, our literary Cortez would have about a dozen books out from half a dozen libraries, half of which would be overdue (fortunately, she was happy to fund her local library system). And, because reading some of most of the books is better than nothing, she would subsidize the reading of these volumes by visits to the bookstore which was a three minute walk from where she worked...

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