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When Maternal Instincts Are Stretched

“It would be a lot easier to behave if there wasn’t so many other exciting options,” announced Clayton. He was standing ankle deep in a home made jello pool in the in middle of the living room. His mother, red … Continue reading

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Salamander Redux

Early on the morning of January first, Scott Fraser received a call. His wife Desirae listened in. “Yes, this is he… My son is named Brett.” “Who is it?” asked Desirae. “It’s the police,” replied Scott. “Is Brett okay?” asked … Continue reading

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Ideas of Heaven

Megan sighed as she walked past the withered blooms in her flower garden. She looked beyond to the cucumbers and pumpkins nearly ready for picking. The thought of a bountiful harvest after months of hard work made her smile. It … Continue reading

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The Hashtag Mystery

“I joined the Twitterverse,” announced Darren’s mom. “Way to catch up with society, mom,” replied Darren sarcastically. “I tweeted my first twit.” Darren laughed. “The message is a tweet. A twit is the fool who reads it.” “Then you better … Continue reading

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Proud Mothers

“Two sugars and milk,” smiled Winnie as she set down a cup of tea in front of Nancy. “Thank you, dear,” replied Nancy. She smiled back at her cousin. The two had tea together every Tuesday for the past thirty-seven … Continue reading

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The Mother-Daughter Grocery Shopping Trip

Lucy and her mom drove through the parking lot looking for an open space. They spotted one in the next row over, but as they approached, a woman in a little convertible sped past and stole the spot. Lucy’s eyes … Continue reading

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Still Too Young To Care

  When the front door opened it was as if the whole house held it’s breath. Gwen was home. Amy gave a relieved sigh. Sanity would soon be restored.   “Hi, mom. What’s the crisis?” asked Gwen as Amy puttered … Continue reading

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