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Keeping the Faith

He had kept their mother alive in their thoughts. Too alive, perhaps.Β  Her favorite chair still had her half finished embroidery project draped across the seat so they couldn’t sit in it. Her shoes were still neatly lined up by … Continue reading

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Sunburn Summer

The house wasn’t the same to her any more after the neighbors painted it a rather loud shade of blue.Β  It had been a quiet shade of gray throughout her childhood years so it was rather a shock to pull … Continue reading

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Pie and Ice Cream

He sat alone in the coffee shop by the window. Cold grey sleet made a ticky ticky sound on the glass before it turned to water and ran like tears down the pane. Loosely he held the hot cup in … Continue reading

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Casper

‘This is what we do with the horses,’ she said as she sponged her mother’s hot face, dripping water everywhere. Her mother smiled a shaky little smile. The sky was blue from horizon to horizon on the flat grasslands. Not … Continue reading

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I Like To Take My Basket and Go to Market Early

MARKETING I like to take my basket And go to market early– Radishes are pinkest then, Lettuces most curly. Beets still pyramided To a magenta crest; Cauliflowers are snowballs; Peas, their snappiest. In the blue and silver Of the rutabagas … Continue reading

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A Magical Family Weekend

Janelle and I are sitting in the San Francisco airport waiting for our flight to England. It was a long fabulous family reunion weekend and I am still stuffed from our many meals. My brother Paul and his wife Kim … Continue reading

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Going to the fair, the fair……

I am so excited about having a booth at the county fair this weekend. We will be selling fashion jewelry and silky scarves from the shop. It brings back great memories of how my mom and I got started in … Continue reading

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