Monthly Archives: November 2012

Writing Only For Yourself

I was reading C.T. Westing’s post about writers writing only for themselves. Why We Write: Blaise Pascal I had this thought: Writing only for yourself is like talking to yourself. So if you do write for yourself, doesn’t that mean … Continue reading

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Rogue Street Artists

Enid was on her way to Marjorie’s house by six am. Her knitting bag was on her arm. She and Marjorie were always up early. Enid attributes it to growing up during Great Depression. In those days nothing was wasted, … Continue reading

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Shopaholic Litmus Test

You’re a shopaholic if you’ve ever said, “Look! I bought this at 75% off. I wonder what it is?”

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Infection of the Heart

June Rees was a brilliant woman. Brilliance is often applied to people who shouldn’t receive the accolade. That isn’t true for June. A pioneer in the field of infection control, June developed unprecedented, effective techniques to battle c. difficile outbreaks … Continue reading

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The Irresistible Lure of Canaries

Gavin didn’t intend to be be forty and single. Somehow time slipped by unnoticed until half his life was gone. Determined not to be fifty and single, he decided to get out more, be more involved in the world. Gavin … Continue reading

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The Best Years of Your Life

The wide receiver ran a post pattern. Mitchell bit on his outside move, then scrambled to recover. Looking back, he watched the quarterback launch the football his direction. Mitchell followed the trajectory of the football as it sailed over his … Continue reading

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The World Ends on Wednesday

On any weekday you could find ‘The Scottish Guy’ standing at the corner of King and James street. He was a fixture at the downtown intersection. ‘The Scottish Guy’ was remarkable for three reasons: he always wore a kilt, no … Continue reading

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