Category: writing

  • Flash Fiction Friday – Snowflakes

    They say every snowflake is unique but they all looked the same to Denise. She looked at them very carefully, trying to find their distinct characteristics. There weren’t any. Chloe, on the other hand, saw each flake in its individual glory. It wasn’t just their shapes and sizes but also their hue and flutterability that […]

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  • Nicholas

    I like the name Nicholas so much that I gave it my son. It didn’t have any family connections but it does have a connection to a man who was born in Greece in the year 270 who I think of as a friend of the family. The story goes that he was the only […]

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  • Merry Music Monday – Greensleeves/What Child is This?

    One of my favorite things about this time of year is the way that it encourages reflecting on the past, both personal and historical. Memories of my dad and my childhood are very happy ones. Another of my favorite things about Christmastime is the music. It’s just about the only time of year to hear […]

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  • Flash Fiction Friday – Mistletoe

     A mutation of evolution had left Alexis without a heart. At least that’s what she told herself. Brandon had turned his off after one too many instances of abuse, both to and from his wayward organ. It was going to take a miracle to get either of them functioning again. She didn’t like him. There […]

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  • Momentum

    I got sad today for about 30 seconds. Sometimes it can take me an hour or more to get over it but I can’t sustain it much longer than that without some specific unhappy event. Some people are the same way with happiness: unable to build momentum. Some religious people can see God in all […]

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