Monthly Archives: May 2010

Eighty Three seconds


“Just put this on and the doctor will be in soon.”  The nurse said as she grabbed my chart and walked briskly out of the room, her clogs whisper soft on the dove grey tile floor. Sighing I put the … Continue reading

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Thank you, We Will Be in Touch


Her hair ruffled in the breeze as she sat on the top of the hill overlooking the lake. There was a thunderstorm coming she could smell it and feel it in the air. There was a warm dampness in the … Continue reading

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Broken Up Concrete


The rain on the windshield formed a red sparkling jewel pattern across its expanse as Greg waited for the traffic light to turn green. His phone was buzzing in his pants pocket but he didn’t want to talk to anyone. All he … Continue reading

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Are We Lost? You Just Turned Down the Stereo


I am rarely bored. There is always something to do or see if you just broaden your horizons. I know that sounds pretentious and I don’t mean it to be honestly. When my daughter was little we would have adventures. … Continue reading

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Water in the Mud Puddles


He remembered only one day with his mother and never knew his father. In his only clear memory his mother had been sitting on their front step waiting for him to come home from school. This was unusual because she … Continue reading

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No Chance for Good byes


It was a beautiful midwest fall afternoon, like something out of one of those nature documentaries on television. Most of the leaves were still clinging to the trees, some green, most not. Other than an occasional squirrel she hadn’t seen … Continue reading

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To Dance Forever


Christine pulled her car into the parking lot of the botanical gardens and parked under a tree. She looked up through the windshield at the tree she had chosen and it looked for all the world like someone had painstakingly … Continue reading

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