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Saturday, November 19, 2016

The Totally Unnecessary Death of Amanda Dawn - Part Thirty Six

As RJ expected, Pam was upset about his late arrival and short of a few sharp words in passing, she was already thirty yards down the sidewalk when the screen door slapped shut. It didn't take a guidance counselor to know that she was mad. He couldn't blame her because every minute she missed was... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, November 18, 2016

The Totally Unnecessary Death of Amanda Dawn - Part Thirty Five

Friday, December 31st 2004 RJ was scheduled to work until 7 PM so that he could get home in time for Pam to be at the bar by 8 PM. On and off all day, he had taken out cardboard boxes to the dumpster, and when it was possible, a couple of bottles of whiskey or rum went with him. All the larger... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, November 13, 2016

The Totally Unnecessary Death of Amanda Dawn - Part Thirty Four

Thursday, December 23rd, 2004 RJ had volunteered to work the closing shift at the grocery store for the last couple weeks of the year for two reasons. First, he collected about an extra ten bucks for each day he worked, and he was able to stash a few extra things as the managers began to be in the... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

The Totally Unnecessary Death of Amanda Dawn - Part Thirty Three

The days after Halloween quickly gave way to Thanksgiving and the Carter home was filled with love and laughter. Pam was able to use the small turkey breast and pre-sliced ham that RJ had five-finger discounted from the grocery store along with a bag of Idaho potatoes she had bought. She had also... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, November 4, 2016

The Totally Unnecessary Death of Amanda Dawn - Part Thirty Two

Saturday, October 30, 2004 The town had set the Halloween observance to be on Saturday, which was probably a good thing as thunderstorms were due to roll in late that night and then last all day Sunday. Pam had bought a princess outfit for her daughter to make her first official Halloween visit... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

The Totally Unnecessary Death of Amanda Dawn - Part Thirty One

As day after day went by without another outburst, Pam began to relax her guard. RJ seemed to have returned to the loving young man she had first met and that made her happy. The medication was working quite nicely, and her moods began to level out, allowing her to become more involved in the care... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

The Totally Unnecessary Death of Amanda Dawn - Part Thirty

The next ten days were quiet ones as RJ tried to atone for his sins against his wife and his daughter. He did as much of the care of Mandi as he could. When he wasn't working, he was at home playing games with her and his heart warmed to the smiles and giggles she gave in reaction to his antics. He... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, October 28, 2016

The Totally Unnecessary Death of Amanda Dawn - Part Twenty Nine

The following days, weeks and months passed as time has passed since the inception of time. At the speed of time, Pam began to feel better physically and emotionally about herself. On the other hand, RJ began to feel hemmed in by his routine of work, doing most of the daily work around the home and... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Totally Unnecessary Death of Amanda Dawn - Part Twenty Eight

The next few weeks seemed to be the same routine every night, night after night. RJ had taken Pam to the doctor, and the visit lasted about three minutes or so, and they were out the door with a prescription and a receipt for $80. With his wife back at home with the baby, he walked down to the... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The Totally Unnecessary Death of Amanda Dawn - Part Twenty Seven

The changes at home were slow in happening and even slower to be noticed by any outsider, but RJ felt them. His once warm and loving wife became withdrawn and almost surly at times. At first, he didn't mind the changing of the diapers on what seemed an almost hourly rate. He didn't mind the small... Sign in to see full entry.

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