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Happy New Year

I'm proud of my accomplishments this year. I've had struggles, but I've been able to overcome them. I'm grateful for my family and friends. I'm happy with my journey as a person and a writer. In 2019, I hope to be as happy. I have goals I want to reach. I want my children to… Continue reading Happy New Year

Short Stories

Beaumont Lumber

The boy stopped at the sound of his name being bellowed. Turning, he sees the woman's panicked eyes gleaming with tears. "Don't go," she begs. "I must, for it is my destiny. I must journey west and find my purpose," he says. A look of determination on his face, he turns for the door. At… Continue reading Beaumont Lumber

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Christmas Ramblings

  This year, we had a great Christmas. The kids opened their stockings and opened presents. They shrieked and screamed in delight. I love to see their smiling faces. The laughter was contagious and holiday fun was had. We spent the afternoon stuffing our faces with turkey and all the trappings. The kids got to… Continue reading Christmas Ramblings

Short Stories

Jeanne and the Christmas Pinecones

The week of Christmas, Jeanne watched her neighbors put up decorations and lights. Their houses brought the spirit of the holiday when there was little to have. In the small village, the factory had shut down. Paychecks were diminished and families couldn't afford food, let alone presents. Jeanne, a girl of seven, desperately wanted to… Continue reading Jeanne and the Christmas Pinecones