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Chapter 65 Going to the Mattresses–Greta’s Way

          The Italians had the idea first.  “Going to the mattresses”  meant finding a safe place to hide out in time of battle.  The Italian Mafia used the term to refer to consolidating forces in fortified hideouts,  hauling in mattresses … Continue reading

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When Thunder Roars

There are dogs that rip up the sofa cushions or chew the furniture when a thunderstorm hits, dogs that stand in the middle of the room and howl until the noise ends, dogs that tremble and quiver, no matter how … Continue reading

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