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Meet me in St. Louis – Georgiann Carlson — Brave & Reckless

“Meet me in St. Louis, later this week,” he said, when she answered the phone. “Why?” she asked. “There’s a fair.” “Mmmmm, don’t care. Not going.” “You like fairs.” “I’m already in my pajamas.” “Aren’t you getting out of them … Continue reading

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Easter Parade – Georgiann Carlson — Brave & Reckless

“Are you dressing up like a rabbit for the Easter Parade?” she asked. “Yes,” he said. “You ask me that question every year.” “I keep hoping for a different answer.” “Do you have something against rabbits?” “I love real rabbits, … Continue reading

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Deb’s story about a found magical object…(her pictures wouldn’t transfer)

She fell laughing onto the bed, shopping bags stuffed with beautiful tissue and packages falling out of her hands and landing all around her. “Oh my god,” she said out loud This never gets old, even after all these years. … Continue reading

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Deb’s Prompt: Found object with magical properties. My story.

She was walking through the alley, on the way home from school.  She liked the graffiti and artwork on the garage doors and she always stopped to pet the dogs who were standing at their gates waiting for her.  Now … Continue reading

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My daughter and I are doing prompts together. Prompt: A man walks into a bar. But it isn’t a bar. My story.

He looked up and saw a worn and battered neon sign flashing, JAKE’S BAR.  It flickered for a few seconds, there was a sizzling sound, several sparks flew into the air, then two of the letters winked out.  “My kind … Continue reading

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A Christmas Tale…

Tinsel was a very special mouse.  At least that’s what his mother told him.  Tinsel disagreed in the strongest way possible, but after awhile, he kept those thoughts to himself.  His mother said that his paws were the loveliest color … Continue reading

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Miracle on 34th Street (Read this with a New York Accent) — Brave & Reckless

snow can really slow a city down it’s bad for walking for shopping and especially for driving but there’s nothing to be done about it snow doesn’t ask permission it just does whatever it wants to do but one day … Continue reading

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