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Let the Chips Fall

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Candy emptied the tobacco can in the sink, put it back under the leaking window and sat down. The chair squeaked its complaint, but bore the man’s girth stea...

Shack Wacky May

4 minute read

So, it’s a Saturday morning and I have the house to myself. It’s June 1st. That means it must be time for my monthly reflective post. It’s been a busy month ...

Emerald Fire

1 minute read

I had just parked my car and pressed the lock button when I noticed her. The old woman on the street pushed her shopping cart, stuffed to the brim with her l...

The Doorway

10 minute read

I climbed the back staircase of my grandparent’s old house. The layers upon layers of white paint adorned the railing and casings. They were only slightly du...

Timmy Calls Wish Fulfillement

1 minute read

“Hello. Wish Fulfillment Department, a division of Hopes and Dreams Incorporated. Welcome to our Customer Care Centre. Please listen carefully to the followi...

A Bargain

3 minute read

Saturday mornings were never complete without the obligatory yard sale run. We’d hop in the family beater and dash from trailer to trailer all over the park ...

Martin Makes His Stand

3 minute read

Martin slipped his battered old pickup into neutral and turned the engine off. Ol’ Trusty coasted behind the bluff and crunched on the gravel shoulder. He wi...

May Day Mayday

2 minute read

It’s May Day! Pagans unite for a celebration of Spring and Rebirth!

Masks

2 minute read

Every day of the week he wears masks, trading one mask for another. His true self always guarded and held apart from the world of men.

April 2013 — One Year Later

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So this morning, I weigh 231 pounds. That’s up one pound from last month. March sucked in many ways, and strict adherence to my plan was among them. But, hey...