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The Video Store

I worked at a video store.  Did I ever tell you that?  Last night after locking the door, I put my key inside of a movie case and slid it through the night drop.   232 more words


Small Town Phenomena

There is big news in our little town. And when I say big news I mean camp-out-days-before big news.   The last time there was this much ruckus was when Walmart opened a few years ago, or maybe the night the Zaxby’s burned down. 522 more words

Just For Fun

Lamenting Summer's End

As the kids go back to school, I am introspective.  Memories of past summers pop into my head like the whack-o-doodle games at the county fairs. 1,474 more words


A New Line on My Resumé

Book reading has always been, quite simply, a way of life for me.  Books surround me — piled high on my nightstand and on my overloaded bookcases.   243 more words


Goodbye Small Town Life

My mum and I get the keys to our new house in Brighton tomorrow. At first I was going to stay in my hometown, with my dad and my sister but after a while I realised that I probably should move in with her. 798 more words


We're the Lucky Ones

Early this morning, as the town was just waking up, Henry and I took a walk. We sauntered through the morning haze past the high school where I work, the same high school where I learned and grew into the person I am now as a teenager. 316 more words

Lindsay Detwiler

The Cat Who Said Cheese (Cat Who...#18) by Lillian Jackson Braun

I used to read this series when I was in high school. It is actually a quite wholesome and non-violent mystery series. I mean, there are violent crimes, but you never get the gruesome details, only the emotional fall out. 446 more words

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