Smorgasbord Short Stories – Julia by Patricia K. Salamone

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short-stories-twoI am delighted to welcome Patricia Salmone, author of The Italian Thing, with a short story that takes us on a journey through an elderly  woman’s life to a place where dreams can come true. Put your feet up and grab a cup of coffee or glass of wine…

JULIA By: Patricia K. Salamone

Cathy dialed her sister’s phone number.

“Hello,” came June’s soft voice.

“Hi, it’s me.”

“Oh, hi Cathy, what’s up?”

“Where’s mom June?”

“I don’t know.” she replied, “why?”

“ I called her and there’s no answer.”

“Cathy, I spoke to her a few days ago and she is fine. I am sure she is probably out shopping, or visiting with one of her friends.”

“I don’t know about that June, I called yesterday and she didn’t answer.”

“Did you leave her a voice mail.”

“Yes, but she didn’t call me back.”

“Cathy, give her…

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I am the author of Bess's Magical Garden, a middle grade novel and picture book Gramma Mouse Tells a Story. I am the member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Writers Guild of Alberta and Rave Reviews Book Club. My series The Ghostly Encounters and other short stories can be found on, listed in the short story section. I have been an avid reader since early childhood and has always been imaginative. It wasn't until my children were growing up that I started taking writing classes and put my creations onto paper. When I'm not writing I like to paint, draw, work in the garden and spend time with my pets and family.
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