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Future Book Voices of Yesterday

I am currently editing and doing art work for my upcoming book titled Voices of Yesterday. There are two separate stories. Instead of writing two books I have written it as Part One and Part Two. Part one deals with … Continue reading

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Helping Grandpa

Tommy climbed onto the window seat in front of the bay window. He peaked out through a crack in the green drapes at the black and purple clouds as thunder rumbled in the distance. He jumped when a streak of … Continue reading

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Honey Suckle Cottage, Part 2

The only sounds were the clicking of her heels on the cobble stone walk, twittering birds and the soft sound of dripping water from the tree branches. Princess strained on the lease when a squirrel scolded over their heads.  “No … Continue reading

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The Last Hurrah

Amber Fieldale stood beside Mrs. Hobbs in the family pew. She watched as family and neighbors came down the aisle. Amber’s legs felt like jelly and she sat down with a thud. A shudder went through her, as her attention … Continue reading

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Ghost in the Attic

Bess sat on the wooden bench, in front of the metal tool shed, while Mr. Mars cleaned the lawnmower. “Do you think there are ghosts?” Mr. Mars wiped his greasy hands on a rag. “Haven’t seen any.” Bess laid her … Continue reading

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Lost And Found

It was just another day of going through the items in the lost and found department or at least it started out like other Monday. Then Marie, my supervisor, picked up a battered box that had been forgotten about for … Continue reading

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When I started writing

I had an active imagination ever since I was little. I would dream up all kinds of things. I could imagine myself in many different locations and situations but I never wrote anything down but did make up all kinds … Continue reading

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After the flood

This is an acrylic painting I did just after the Alberta flood. That spring my daughter and her friends had camped out in my living room when they were told to evacuate. When they left their place they just barely … Continue reading

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The Secret Hiding Spot, part one

Teresa clattered down the uncarpeted stairs and dashed towards the kitchen that smelled of bacon, eggs, toast and coffee. She slid onto the smooth bench behind the square oak table beside Katie. “Move over.” Katie fiddled with a loose thread … Continue reading

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Shattered Glass, Part two

A dog barking in the distance brought her mind back to the present. With a sigh she closed her suitcases, overnight case and picked up her shoulder bag and headed towards the stairs. There was a bus leaving in two hours. It would … Continue reading

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