How about a clip from my short story, The Scenic Route to take our minds off the latest round of snow?
The Scenic Route by Chrissy Munder. Available from Dreamspinner Press
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Summary: It's the first time Ed Baldwin has ever taken his boyfriend Joe Sutton home to meet his parents, and nervous, he keeps trying to pick a fight with Joe to relieve his stress while they drive. When Joe's had enough they pull over in a very small town where the choice in motels only adds to Ed's anxiety. A series of strange happenings puts them back on the road sooner than expected, and it's at an all-night diner that they find out why the Easy Rest Motel didn't live up to its name. That's what Ed gets for letting Joe take the scenic route
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