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One of Those Days

It seemed a very peaceful spot in the woods. Maybe too peaceful, which made me suspicious. I bent over to examine some shelf-like fungus growing near the root of an old tree. 684 more words


Of Cads and Cards

“Who let all of the riff-raff out tonight? The place is mobbed with rabble,” Mark asked as much to himself as to Liz.

Liz winced. It seemed to be getting harder and harder to go anywhere with Mark. 721 more words


Please Leave a Message

Hey, it’s me. I assume you’ve had a busy day and crashed early. I know how much you hate business travel. Anyway, I’m doing fine and… 470 more words


I am a flying squirrel!

(Sorry if you get an ad before the video starts, but you should be able to click it away after a few seconds. Or who knows? 68 more words



Write every day.  That’s the advice every writer gets at some point in her/his life.  Which sounds paradoxically daunting and enticing.

Years ago, when I was in love with writing but fear kept me away, I read books by… 173 more words


Once in a Blue Moon

It was just this Friday.  You know, the last day of July.

The strange guy walked into the crowd milling about in the kitchen, giving everyone a weird look. 567 more words


The Miniaturizer

“This box is a miniaturizer. You step in and it shrinks you down to just inches tall. Let’s shrink ourselves and explore the house from this new vantage!” 259 more words