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When Men Leave: Part 2

If you’re just starting this reading adventure, start with part one. Here’s part two:

My father, Glenn, left us when I was seven and Scout was just two.

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The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist

This short story, starring Mr. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, originally appeared in 1903, and was first collected in The Return of Sherlock Holmes in 1905.   7,905 more words

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Dead Letters - A Short Story

Everything dies in the end. Even words. Poppy knew this better than anyone. She saw dead words every day. She was their mistress.

Even when she was sleeping, she would hear the words. 2,688 more words


Worth the wait.

While standing on a long queue waiting for coffee, Matt was browsing through his mail on his phone. It was a saturday morning and he thought the coffee shop would be empty and he could just grab a mug and go, but apparently so did others.Result being a long line and a very happy server. 983 more words

Suzie Mckinzie's brush with death

Suzie mackinzie was a shy 6 year old girl with pretty pigtails and an air that can only be compared to the warm summer breeze. She hopped and jumped, and sang and ran and everyone thought, ” oh what a delightful child she is! 674 more words

A Good Story

Last week was full of good writing.  I got to interview and meet some amazing people and best of all, write about it.

While interviewing one of the Sisters of Mercy, I found that we had several connections.   243 more words


Blue Mountain Wolf

by River (Fiction by Cliff Harrison)

(C) Graphics By Penny Parker http://www.graphicsbypennyparker.com

Blue Mountain is a place I like to go to get away. 1,505 more words