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Humble Creatures

There I was. One hundred feet away. Standing between me and such a creature of mystery, was the ever violent beauty of a high tide surf. 181 more words

Kid Lit Blog Hop 37: Love Your Library

I’m a big believer in libraries. I especially love free and public libraries. When I lived in southern Maine I had access to a well-funded library with 2 full-time children’s librarians and an excellent selection of new-release books. 1,220 more words

Personal Narrative

Little Altars Everywhere: A Mindfulness Practice

I’m totally obsessed with love.

Admittedly, a desire for romantic and erotic love is a very loud part of that obsession. But it’s not all. 905 more words


A song for the seaside

When it comes to Basil and sailing, I think of the first paragraph of Moby Dick. Next month will be the one year anniversary that her dreamboat came into her life (I couldn’t resist, Basil!), though someday she hopes to sail a bluewater boat that will take her to faraway distant lands. 438 more words

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The Secret Bucket List

I could hear him rustling about, but my body was too heavy from the day and evening before. Long walks in reenactment ghost towns and an evening of good food and wine had filled my body with the desire to sleep for a very very long time. 353 more words

My Turn

by Leslie

I thought that I could keep writing forever, never run out of topics, never run out of things to say. Well, I was wrong. 180 more words


The Gamble

He kept talking about the numbers, but I was more distracted by the sounds and colors. That and the smoke that hung in the air making my chest tight. 434 more words