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Jimsy and the Shoelaces

As she stopped to catch her breath, she looked back to see if the cat was still following her. There were cat-missing posters on several street corners on the way she walked to the park, but this was a different … Continue reading

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A Fine Juncture

She had to find the necklace, before the guards came into the room. She knew her mother had hidden it somewhere, trying to be clever, but wanting it close to where her mother spent the majority of her days.ย  There … Continue reading

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Breakfast with Lou Ann

  He was older than she’d thought he would be when she had glanced at the photo of him in the newspaper. In person there were more gray hairs at his temples and some grizzling along his jawline which was … Continue reading

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The Last Train

She had missed the last train and there was only one person she could see on the opposite train platform, walking briskly towards the station after a train going the other direction had stopped and started again. She was now … Continue reading

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Keeping the Faith

He had kept their mother alive in their thoughts. Too alive, perhaps.ย  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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The Loop

  To his horror, he realized he’d been this way before, but it had been a dream then, and it was very very real now, as the road curved to the right and then to the left.ย  He slowed his … Continue reading

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Casper and the Lamb

She held the baby lamb in her arms. It was cold in the barn stall and she could hear the rustling of horses in the other stalls. The lamb was growing cold too.ย  It had died the hour before. She … Continue reading

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