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My Nerve Skated Away

I used to ice skate.        In the beginning, I remember my father pulling me around on the ice. I remember once refusing to get up after a fall and spending a long while making an “ice angel”

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At the Picture Window

After sharing in the complimentary hot chocolate, my parents and I were soon walking on a narrow, shoveled path toward a tree grove.  With a foot of snow on the ground, we were in a winter wonderland as we sought

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Gumby Girl

More on the Holiday Catharsis theme… She made him his favorite cake and had Half and Half on hand for his coffee. She would wait to turn on the pot lest his two o’clock arrival turn into three o’clock. She

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Holiday Catharsis

I am a sponge. I soak up everything my parents say about me. I can’t hold in all the unspoken words. They drip and splatter until some jarring episode wrings me out. I am a sponge. I wipe up the

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Jack o’lantern Times

♣Today is October 31st, Halloween. I have four more hours to buy candy for the trick or treaters. I wonder what creative costumes will call out at my door. Who will I see among the witches, ghosts and goblins, this

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