Tag Archives: ♥ Favs

The Barkless Prairie Dog

It was during extra hours in the school library, just before our winter vacation, that I noticed a boy who spent even more time in there than I did, peeking over the top of his book at me. His hair … Continue reading

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Too Close for Comfort

Yay! This is my 100th post! It’s kind of cool that it coincides with Picture It & Write! Part of me wants to be really excited about it, but some of my posts aren’t stories, so I don’t know if … Continue reading

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Dear Sarah

I always wanted to be a writer, not of back-page gossip columns, or of product descriptions for catalogs, but of fiction, bona fide. The only time I ever said so, Daddy told me I was ridiculous and that I needed … Continue reading

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Over the River

Jessi was starting to get irritated. The two girls had been climbing up through the forest for almost an hour. Evergreens, abundant and close-knit, groped at them as they wove their way upward along the edge of the ravine. Occasionally, … Continue reading

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Oatmeal for Breakfast

“Sit up straight, Flower Anne! You don’t want to grow up with bad posture!” Mama slid my bowl of cereal in front of me. Oatmeal again. I wanted to slump even more. How could I care about posture at a … Continue reading

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NotYouTube

Some days are just meant to not go your way. It’s like some cosmic gremlin finds you in your sleep and camps at the foot of your bed waiting for you to be stupid enough to set your first foot … Continue reading

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Traigh, Traigh Again

Diarmad studied the curvature of the jutting crags outlining the long seventh hole. The small cove the fairway wrapped around was much wider than it was across. Picturesque cliffs, carved by the swollen winds from the sea,  sloped down about … Continue reading

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