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crab

by Cynthia Chow



Until her broken ankle heals and she can return to her soloist position with the New England Ballet Theater, Allie Larkin is recuperating and helping out with her aunt’s Lazy Mermaid Lobster Shack in Mystic Bay. Although business is already booming for the kitschy, mermaidabilia lobster restaurant, Aunt Gully enthusiastically jumps at the chance to be the caterer for Stellene Lupo’s annual Fourth of July party.

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by Margaret Mendel



The changing seasons are subtle in San Francisco, but in the spring the days begin to stay light longer, and the ocean’s current pushes a saltier smell ashore. It was 1967. I had been living in the Bay Area for a little over a year when one April evening I went to Fisherman’s Wharf to buy a crab for dinner.

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