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Changes Fall

  Today when the piano alarm on my phone crescendoed until I obediently rolled out of bed, something felt different. Through my slitted eyes, dawn’s light through our open windows remained black. Birds chirping outside startled me, and I realized … Continue reading

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The Cave Part Six

As they traveled down hallways decorated with elaborate paintings of flowers, Meghan and Hardly said nothing to each other. The faery’s boots pounded on the polished wood floors, as Meghan walked silently in her slippers behind him. She held Noodles … Continue reading

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The Cave Part Five

  Washed up and dressed in a green gown, Meghan was escorted to a large dining room lit by giant pine cone chandeliers. Her stomach grumbled when she smelled the platters of savory meat that the servants were passing around … Continue reading

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The College of the Crones Chp 2

Chapter Two Part One- Masquerade Ball Although there were nightly parties at the prince’s castle, everyone’s favorite event was the harvest festival masquerade ball.  All the landowners and townspeople came dressed in elaborate and often ridiculous costumes.  The prince savored … Continue reading

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Looking Back at 2015

Part of being a good teacher is the ability to reflect and respond. After the kids leave, and you’re sitting in a mess of broken crayons, glue-crusted desks, and overflowing trash cans, it’s time to go over all the lessons … Continue reading

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Friends

Your friendship starts small. You dip your toe in and cringe. “Too cold!” Disappointed, she pulls away, giving you time to adjust. After a while, she creeps up again, this time with lacy froth. Your feet stay in. “It’s not … Continue reading

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The Dragon of Doubt

The hardest part of being an unpublished writer is the doubt. Even though you may try to surround yourself with your companions (spouse, coworkers, friends, writing groups) eventually you must face it alone. A writer must be as brave as … Continue reading

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