Category Archives: Story

Are You Sure You’re Not in Denver?

This is a fast story from my days living in Raleigh, NC in 1999. I was making one of the many trips from Raleigh to Chapel Hill to participate in a library consortium meeting. Now the thing about that is, … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Horrid Girlfriend

This post is for my friend, Romi – she reminded me of this story with her trip to the ballet. When I was 17, I had a slightly younger boyfriend. He was the sweetest thing going but unfortunately, he was … Continue reading

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Are You a Full Time Mom?

This is a fast off-the-cuff post …. This weekend someone asked me if I was a ‘full-time mom’ – which I think is kind of interesting.  I’m pretty sure that as soon as you have that child in your arms, … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – A Twist from a 10 Year Old

How apropos! The Daily Prompt requests: Tell us a story — fiction or non-fiction — with a twist we can’t see coming. Well, I’ll post a ghost story my 10 year old son made up in the car on Sunday … Continue reading

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Guest Blogging about Bears

Hi People ~ I’m guest blogging on Rohan’s site – Rohan7things.  He was awfully nice to have me.  Enjoy your read!

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Open Your Heart – and the Rest Will Follow

I’m particularly fond of this story, and I hope I do it justice. It touches on all the things that are good, like hope, kindness and caring. In a world where people are afraid to reach out because they might … Continue reading

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Rohan’s Ghastly Tale

Warning Note: This post contains a Memento Mori photo that I have chosen, which may be disturbing to some as well as content of a disconcerting and creepy nature.  Welcome People ~ I have  special treat for you today from … Continue reading

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When Sheep Don’t Bring You Joy – DPChallenge

This is a fast story today for the Weekly Writing DPChallenge – the Best Medicine Some of you might have seen this before – and if you have – you can relive the memories with me again. For those that are … Continue reading

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Station to Station

Le Clown invited me to his space – to write about David Bowie – and I thank him. Please come over and have a read. His story is – well, his story. I dedicate my story to one of the … Continue reading

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Would you like to buy some Chiclets?

When I was around 19 years old, I went to Nogales with my boyfriend, his friend, his sister and her husband.  It was a day for drinking.  When you’re 5 years older than your girlfriend and she’s underage, you can’t … Continue reading

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