Month: June 2016

Flash Fiction Friday

Flash Fiction Friday: The Window Part Three

Author’s Note: If you have not read The Window, or The Window Part Two, stop now and read those first. This installment will be here when you return.

Stories of an Everyday Runner

Stories of an Everyday Runner: The Phone

My phone reminds me today is an easy run. A short, slow run of just under 2 miles. Good. I’m not feeling like a run today, but I want to be able to run a 10k in the fall, so I head out to complete my training run. My phone is kind of bossy. Tonight, …

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The Attack of the Fly

The Attack of the Fly

No, this isn’t the title of a sci-fi short story. This post is based on actual events. Here you will find a completely accurate and detailed account of what happened on the morning of June 16. Read at your own risk. It began like any other morning. My alarm went off and I hit snooze. …

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Books circling the words: Book Discussion Series: The Giver

Book Discussion Series: The Giver

One of my favorite young adult novels is The Giver by Lois Lowry. I recently saw the movie so I decided to pull it out to discuss. I used this story in a class I taught about book challenges in the United States. Yes, book challenges happen here, even book bans. In a country where …

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Weekend Coffee Share

Weekend Coffee: Asking Your Advice

We find ourselves, once again, sitting on the deck drinking our coffees. Mine with its creamer, yours black. Mornings are always nice to sit outside before the day gets too hot. And, it has been getting way too hot. Not that I mind. I like the hot, but I know most don’t, or worse, their …

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