Category Archives: Life

A moment in time…

At one time or another, all of us say goodby to our childhoods.  With that farewell, our innocent hearts float away, never to be seen, or felt, again.  With a final wave, responsibility moves in and we are never the … Continue reading

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Swim…a short story

“Put me down,” she said, splashing water in his face.  “What are you doing?” “I’m saving you,” he said, shaking his head, trying to get the water out of his eyes. “From what?” “From drowning.  I’m the lifeguard.” “I’m not … Continue reading

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Sometimes you have to get your hands dirty to get the job done…

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Find me…

I’m right here I can’t get to you not while you’re on the other side but I’m waiting for you to find me again hurry

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A cold night…

She was standing on the el platform, in the middle of January, shivering.  She blew on her hands and rubbed them together, hoping she wouldn’t freeze to death, when a heavy coat, long enough to reach her ankles, suddenly fell … Continue reading

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“You have a little ice cream….right there,” he said, leaning forward, licking it off her lip.” “You’re not my boyfriend,” she said, shaking her head. “I know.” “You have to stop doing things like that.” “Okay.” “You’re NOT my boyfriend, … Continue reading

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Flutterby and Eddie…

“Ribbit,” said the frog, clearing his throat. “My name is Eddie and my friend’s name is Flutterby.  We met at the beginning of the summer, on an old log that got tangled in the roots of a huge tree.  We … Continue reading

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