Category Archives: Non-Fiction

Grandma’s Attic

On a winter night in 1970 my family awoke to the smell of smoke and fire in the living room of our home. I was only seven years old so I was pretty scared when Mom came and scooped me … Continue reading

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How I Met a Life-Long Friend

Years ago I had lived in a small town for about a year. My youngest was in 2nd grade. I had made a number of friends, mostly the moms whose kids were in the same grade as mine. I was in … Continue reading

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The Story of Carla and Evan

CARLA She had waited impatiently all week for Friday night to come along. She was dressed in comfortable, faded jeans and her favorite pair of well-worn boots. In her favorite white lace blouse, Carla was ready for girl’s night out. … Continue reading

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Stress and How It Can Make You Sick… Forever

This story has 2 parts, both of which you can read here. I wrote it this way to show what life was like for me before I discovered I have Fibromyalgia. I will tell you about my first symptoms, and … Continue reading

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You Said It!

I have the most wonderful man in my life. He’s been here almost 5 years now. He’s a contractor, and I must say he is an HONEST contractor! He can build anything. And good at math… Oh my goodness! He … Continue reading

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Ghost Stories: Hank

This post is inspired by an email writing group I signed up with. Each day, I receive and email with a writing prompt for inspiration to write. Today’s prompt was,  you guessed it: ghost stories.

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Where is My Life Going? A Pondering Moment

In just over a month, I’ll be turning 50. I don’t feel 50, friends say I don’t look 50. I’m not afraid of this milestone in my life, I’m actually very grateful to be seeing it. I was sitting here … Continue reading

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