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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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Are past Christmas’s better?

When I start thinking back into my childhood Christmas was much simpler than it is today. Was it better? Maybe it was.  Our school was a one room red brick one with twenty to twenty five students. As soon as exams were … Continue reading

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Road Trip

The old farm house I grew up in wasn’t very big which makes me wonder how we all fit inside. The main floor consisted of a spacious kitchen and living room. In the early years the upstairs consisted of a … Continue reading

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Dear Sixteen

How are you doing? Have you accomplished the things you set out to do? You were so innocent and naïve. Have you learned to identify the difference between your dreams and the reality in the world you were unfamiliar with. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

I have been away to long and had to reset my password. Christmas is quickly approaching. The turkey is thawing in the fridge and the tree is decorated with presents wrapped underneath. I started making cookies this morning. I got … Continue reading

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To Move or Stay

Have you ever been undecided about doing something ? Yet deep down inside you knew that you wanted to do it. When I was working downtown I would sometimes look through house listings during my break, when a paper was on … Continue reading

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Retirement

For the last two years of working I was looking forward to retiring and was getting tired of getting up at five thirty am. I gradually cut my week down to three days and joined an art group in my … Continue reading

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