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Stop, Drop, and Write

New rule: no more driving the car in a creative trance. No more writing scenes in your head about fictional people while behind the wheel. That means, when inspiration hits, I have to pull over somewhere, stop the car, type on the iPad until the moment passes, and then drive when I’m attending to reality once again. 23 more words

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The Bad News

“I just bumped the garage door a b-bit,” he said. “It barely bent.”

“That sounds like the bad news to me,” I said, getting to my feet and dusting the dirt off my hands. 79 more words

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The Good News

I was on my knees in the dirt planting lettuce when my 16-year-old found me. He seemed a little disheveled. I sat back on my heels at looked at him. 56 more words

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Salsa

A gorgeous woman walked into my office. She looked about 40, dark hair, dark eyes, luscious light brown skin. She wore a skirt that flipped up around the bottom and a blouse with a scooped neck. 76 more words

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Waltz

Many decades ago, when I was in high school, we learned to waltz and square dance in P.E. class. Dancing was deemed that essential by the school system. 64 more words

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Jitterbug

I remember a great day with the family, running around Austin and having fun. We stopped at Amy’s Ice Cream to both enjoy the ice cream and appreciate the antics of the help behind the counter. 39 more words

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Dance

There’s that certain Taylor Swift song – you know the one – that makes me jump up and dance. I can’t stay where I belong when that beat begins. 72 more words

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