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What To Do When You See Your Dead Friend In The Produce Department

You go to the supermarket, to pick up a few things for dinner. You’re just passing the Gala apples and headed toward the brussel sprouts­­–– because you’re an adult, and you’ve learned to like them–– and there she is, your … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: When The Spirit Moves You

I’m not sure where this one comes from… but I looked at the photo, and a few minutes later, there were exactly 100 words. I cut three. “When the spirit moves you…” I’ve so missed my wonderful fellow Fictioneers, but … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: An Extra Word For Mom

Friday Fictioneers is a 100-word flash fiction challenge with a photo prompt. Rochelle Wisoff-Fields, manages to keep us in line and encourage endless creativity. Check out other stories and how to join, on her blog, Addicted to Purple. Two weeks … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: 97 Words of Grief

I have been absent and treading water:  NYC, Boston, Cape Cod, Tel Aviv, Port Townsend, Bainbridge and now Denver; in the past 8 weeks I’ve been home for 4 days! Each week I see the photo prompt, delivered generously and regularly … Continue reading

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Other Mothers Among Us…. (Healing For Mother’s Day)

Also featured on Huffington Post: http://huff.to/1czN6nc Every year I’ve struggled with my emotions on Mother’s Day. My children have been fairly hit or miss in recognizing the day: from breakfasts in bed that, while not always edible, were priceless in … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: Dance With Me In Barcelona

Friday Fictioneers is a weekly Flash Fiction challenge that features writers from all over the world. Use the photo prompt to write a 100-word story and join this group of Kool Kats, led by our talented and generous leader Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Check … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: Burnin’ Down The House

I want to thank so many of you for the kind words of support last week. Some of you saw my initial explanation (which I deleted) for my harsh story, some guessed from the comments, and others read the title. … Continue reading

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