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One Day “The Visitor” Showed Up

Hi, y’all. I wanted to stay in my room but mom said no, I gotta come out and tell you that I’m “the visitor.” She doesn’t call me that now, my new name is Gabby. They heard all about it … Continue reading

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Behind These Walls Part III

Home Upgrades This is the before picture when the walls were salmon, bare feet shuffled along the pale green carpet and the artificial birch tree looked so real. One could sit out here anytime and feel as if they were … Continue reading

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Behind These Walls Part II

A glimpse of porch upgrade—hmm, that shadow Home Upgrades Still at work on those “have tos” … have serious thought of painting house. I can do this, only it will be slow. Kinda like, Rome wasn’t built in a day. … Continue reading

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We Never Did Say Good-Bye

Good-Bye David and I loved to relax on the porch in the cool of the morn, sippin’ from a mug and watchin’ the squirrels scamper round ‘n round. Then up the Palms they raced to rattle the leaves and watch … Continue reading

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What To Do When Life Spins Out of Control

rewritten post by maxi One night I am driven by a need to leave the house and go outside. I step from the porch and walk into the darkness. Everything in me freezes as I gape at the blackness of … Continue reading

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You Ain’t No Daydream

John is anxious to reach the banquet room. It’s the night of the company dance and Maria awaits. He has dreamed of this moment for months. It takes his breath away when he sees her. Maria stands apart from every … Continue reading

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Life Happens While…

Repost from 2012: A family member and I had not seen each other in eighteen months. We came together again at the rehearsal dinner of a wedding. It felt good to be close,  a joy to catch up. Yet, within … Continue reading

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