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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Stalling/Blogging

I had a beautiful blog for a couple of weeks, but it was more a website, than an actual blog. I still find that I don’t like the way this gathers everything I post into one page, but it’s back to what I use to have for a blog. I’ll […]

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Flood: Chapter Three

“It may be that you changed homes, changed lifestyles…” Mama Glenn drifted off, but her voice encouraged me to fill in what she didn’t know. I nodded. “We did move to the wealthier side of town. It’s where I met Eth…” I let his name dribble out of my mouth, […]

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Summer

It’s funny, my favorite summer was the year I worked at Yosemite National Park. How’s that for a promo for Aligning North? I was recruited out of college to work the summer or as soon as I got there. My first three months at the resort were spent cleaning tents. […]

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Creative Writing

I recently purchased a couple of books from the old B&N where I sit and write. I figured, I read their stuff while I sit and write and slurp down coffee, I should support them too. The first book – Fast Fiction by Denise Jaden I plan on using for future […]

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CHANCE

Jed was prepared for the ride of his life. So was I, but that would be taking place after the rodeo. I carried his riding shit from the beat-up red truck to the edge of the arena without problems, but this afternoon, I dropped some of his riding gear, and […]

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EASY

Brent and I had been looking forward to the weekend. Our bosses had made huge demands on both of us all week, so when my Uncle Neil asked if I wouldn’t mind house sitting for the weekend, I jumped at the chance.  The house sat on the beach. Through one […]

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UNBUTTONED

I’m not sure when he decided to unbutton that shirt. I can tell you exactly when I decided to unbutton those jeans; it was the moment I walked into the room and saw Bobby spread out on the couch.  We’d been working hard earlier in the morning, and when it got […]

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Flood: Chapter Two

The deep chuckle was near my ear, “yes… but you couldn’t get here otherwise.” His lips grazed the edge of my ear, and I could feel my skin and body react in a way I hadn’t had in a long time. Rolling over so I could stare into those eyes, […]

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Flood: Chapter One

Rain rattles against the high windows, and in the distance heavy thunder rolls. But I pay it no mind. Tonight I’m sworn to vengeance. This night, I have paper. Graphs and diagrams are all laid out before me.  I have their work schedules, pictures of their cars and smiling faces, […]

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