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Chauncey, Ohio

Chauncey is a small town (technically a village) in southeastern Ohio. Wiki lists its population as about 1,000 people and its total square mileage at .7 of a square mile. 303 more words


Dedra of Deming

Our visit to Deming will soon be over. Tomorrow we’ll take the freeway back to Albuquerque, four hours away. I suppose it’s easy for a lifelong city dweller like me to come to a place like this and feel some deprivation. 108 more words


1940s America - The Start of Small Town Decline

All across the country, small towns are suffering. Once the heart of the American experience, these places have been losing their populations to larger urban and metropolitan centers for the past several decades. 828 more words


Small Town West Virginia

This past August (yeah, it’s been awhile. I’m slow to upload) I took my annual trip down to West Virginia. We drove down WV-2 most of the way from Barboursville up to Moundsville and we stopped in several little towns; some scary, some quaint, some frightening. 90 more words


A scene with Jane

Today I’m posting a chapter told in Jane’s POV. She’s kicked out her husband Grant, a used car salesman, and found a job at a local optometrist shop where geriatric Mr. 1,257 more words



Today write about anything–but you must write for exactly ten minutes, no more, no less.

“Since you’re already in the kitchen,¬†could you make me some popcorn?”¬† Sid asked.

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A scene from The Moonflowers

Late last spring, early last summer, I published a novel about a woman on the verge of divorce and a young man on the verge of falling in love for the first time. 1,717 more words