Monthly Archives: May 2011

Memorial Day

I hope everyone enjoyed their Memorial Day weekend. After a long and busy weekend, I did take time out at 3PM today for the National Moment of Remembrance. For those who don’t know what that is, it is a moment … Continue reading

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That’s Capital!

Okay, I couldn’t resist the title. All joking aside, I thought I knew the rules of capitalization. Then, while I was editing Fiona’s story, I learned a few new things. So I spent my time researching to see what I … Continue reading

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55 Years and Counting

Since a couple of you asked what our secret was for staying married that long, Mom and I have been thinking. First, yes a sense of humor helps especially in the later years. In fact, the first thing that sold … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Epilogue-Gillian

Things change during revisions. Something I forgot to put back in Gillian’s story was the epilogue. So here is the rough, unedited version. So much has changed in the story, but oddly enough I think it still works.  But man … Continue reading

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Hyphen Usage

When I began my research into the correct use of hyphens, I stumbled across a sentence that said hyphen use is among the least uniform and least stable feature of English spelling and to consult a dictionary. Being that I … Continue reading

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Magic in a Box

While driving home from my parents yesterday, I saw something that took me back. Four kids in their early teens were crossing a busy, seven-lane street with a cardboard refrigerator-size box. Each of them had big ole smiles and were … Continue reading

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Short Story II

The First Night I don’t know what woke me. It could have been the unfamiliar bed or the mangled springs in the sofa sleeper. It certainly wasn’t those ghost stories. I don’t believe in ghosts. Yet the room was cold … Continue reading

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