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The Missing Pony

It was a warm day with a blue cloudless sky. Too nice a day to be cooped up indoors. Teresa had finished her chores and felt restless. She wandered around the house feeling listless. “Would you like to run an … Continue reading

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New Family Member

To anyone who doesn’t know who I am I am Patches the cat. A few months ago we lost Morris an orange and white cat. The human has been sad for a long time. I miss him as well. Well, … 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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The Secret Hiding Spot, Part three

The sun beam was filled with fairy dust as it shone through the kitchen window as the family ate breakfast each lost in their own thoughts. Teresa pushed her plate away as tires crunched in the gravel followed by voices … Continue reading

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The Secret Hiding Spot, part two

Teresa and Katie made many trips back and forth and soon had their little nest organized before Grannie called them for supper. Teresa entered the steamy kitchen that smelled of corn, potatoes, fresh bread and roast chicken. “Oh yum. My … 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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Bess’s Magical Garden, two pages of chapter one

The sun streamed in the window and illuminated the ivy wallpaper. Bess looked around and felt bewildered until she remembered that she was in their new home in Pineview. After she was fully awake, she realized that the room looked … Continue reading

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