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Short short story: Sunday Dinner

Short short story: Sunday Dinner

This short short story was originally published on The Community Storyboard in May 2013.  With some minor revisions, I’m reprinting it here. 

Sunday Dinner

The child’s cry pierced my ears, and I thanked God again that I was too blind to see her tear-soaked red face.  Every Sunday they put me through this.  As an old woman, a matriarch, I’m supposed to be grateful.  And I cope well enough with the…

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Something Scary Is Headed This Way

Something Scary Is Headed This Way

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10 Great Quotations from Oscar Wilde

10 Great Quotations from Oscar Wilde

1WriteWay:

Some truly interesting quotes from one of the most interesting writers in history: Oscar Wilde. Part of one of his quotes listed on Interesting Literature resonates with me: “Who can calculate the orbit of his own soul?” What about you?

Originally posted on Interesting Literature:

Oscar Wilde was born on this day in 1854, so we’ve looked through the literary library here at Intere…

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A Different Kind of Book Review: Dolls Behaving Badly by Cinthia Ritchie

A Different Kind of Book Review: Dolls Behaving Badly by Cinthia Ritchie

DollsBehavingBadly

The sweet aroma of warm cinnamon coffee cake circled the kitchen, enveloping the cousins as they sat in their usual spots around the table.  Randy was pouring coffee into plain white stoneware mugs.  Mary had conceded to using the mugs instead of the usual delicate teacups she preferred.  Randy wasn’t clumsy by nature but he seemed to channel Elizabeth from the British sitcom Keeping Up…

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Ten Things Not to Do If You Are Over Seventy Years of Age

Ten Things Not to Do If You Are Over Seventy Years of Age

1WriteWay:

A great Top Ten List from John Howell! For the young at heart crowd :)

Originally posted on Fiction Favorites:

This list was inspired by having the opportunity to be around some of my peers over the last couple of weeks. Also, Kevin Brennan author of Occasional Soulmates had a great post last Saturday about his…

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Life is Scary

1WriteWay:

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Please share Pamela’s story and message.

Originally posted on Year ‘Round Thanksgiving Project:

Please read and share. Reblogs are welcome to spread the word on this very important subject.

October is a scary month. There is Halloween of course. But it is also Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Domestic violence is a frightening thing.…

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Feelin’ lucky? Enter my Goodreads Occasional Soulmates giveaway

Enter this contest for a chance to win Kevin Brennan’s latest novel, Occasional Soulmates! Of course, you could do as I did and buy the book and then you wouldn’t need to enter the contest.

Feelin’ lucky? Enter my Goodreads Occasional Soulmates giveaway

Enter this contest for a chance to win Kevin Brennan’s latest novel, Occasional Soulmates! Of course, you could do as I did and buy the book and then you wouldn’t need to enter the contest.

Letting Go, Part II

Letting Go, Part II

Some time ago I wrote about “letting go” of my earliest writings (you can read that post here).  Just for the record, I still have most of those early writings, slowly rotting away on decades-old onion-skin typing paper.  I will eventually let go of them, but only after I’ve scanned them and resigned them to an indefinite existence in the Cloud.

Today, letting go involves leafing through my…

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Gifts of the Spirit Boat

Gifts of the Spirit Boat

When we were out West not too long ago (although now it seems like a dream), one of our closest friends gave us a gift.  Our friend is Jennifer Ewing, an artist in mixed media as well as the fine arts.  She and her husband Leo Germano are a dynamic duo in the Art world with their mural and fine art business that they started in 1989 as Ewing & Germano.  Currently, Leo is developing his already…

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