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Theresa’s Story

Real Life As you all know, I haven’t been writing much lately.  There are a few good reasons, and a few bad reasons, but that is not what this story is about.  This story is about my beloved daughter-in-law, Theresa. … Continue reading

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A Zealot’s Prayer

In the name of Organic, the Mother Locally sourced, the Daughter Non GMO, the Holy Spirit. I believe in Whole Foods, Properly cooked, preferably raw, And in nuts and plantains and berries, which were born of the virgin rain forests, … Continue reading

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Addiction

Empty promises. Full bottle. High hilarity. Hijinks. Stony silence. Empty bottle. Black Out. How can something you can’t remember never be forgiven?

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Desert Bottom

The gap below the bottom of the black-out shade sends a narrow band of bright sunlight to her right eye, exploring it like an optometrist’s instrument. Slowly waking, stroking upward, upward out of the depths of sleep, Dina’s dream comes … Continue reading

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Busted

Scene I “Some pills make you happy; And some pills make you small; But the ones that mother gives you, Don’t do anything at all. Go ask Alice…” The door slams behind me and the music fades in my ears … Continue reading

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What I Did for Summer Vacation

Have you ever seen an elephant dance? An elephant in a pink tutu? An elephant with eyeliner? I did. At the St. Louis Zoo. It’s a sight that stays with you forever. This is #7 on my list of the … Continue reading

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Personality Plus

Went to the Personality-in-a-Box store today to ask if they had anything in the Breezy line of personalities. The salesperson, clearly a Persuasive type tried to show me a couple of other shades but I was pretty set on my … Continue reading

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