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Uncovered

It was bound to happen. The cat aptly named Zim likes to push things off of tables, shelves, anything really. He is an equal opportunity pusher, then completes the damage by playing with the stuff on the ground before returning … Continue reading

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Seeds of Destruction, Chapter 9

Chapter 9 Iona startled awake. Eyes wide open, she scanned the darkness before focusing on the blood-red readout of her portable alarm clock. 6:35 AM. Great, that fifteen-minute stretch of sleep had been her longest all night. She sagged into … Continue reading

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Seeds of Destruction, Chapter 8

Chapter 8 Iona stared across the rolling grass in the park. The meteor shower streaked overhead, but it was the light show on the ground that interested her most. The grass was glowing. Not all of it, just parts. How … Continue reading

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Seeds of Destruction, Chapter 7

Chapter 7 Marcus ducked into the kitchen, sliding behind the granite island and heading for the recycle bin under the sink. He inhaled deeply, savoring the scent of his sister’s sweet and sour meatballs and his brother-in-law’s smoked pork. Even … Continue reading

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Seeds of Destruction, Chapter 6

Chapter 6 Kim Garcia leaned back in the lounge chair, crossing her bare feet at the ankles while the evening breeze tugged on the cover-up, trying to expose her bikini. Adults and children rested on chairs, clustered around tables, or … Continue reading

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Seeds of Destruction, Chapter 5

Chapter 5 Iona’s fingers froze on the buckle of her bicycle helmet as her door slowly opened. Sweat trickled from her temples. Someone was forcing their way into her apartment. Which weapon should she choose—the pen, the kitchen knife, or … Continue reading

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Seeds of Destruction, Chapter 4

Chapter 4 Iona dismounted her bicycle before it stopped. Holding onto the handlebars, she stumbled forward then brought the bike under control just as she reached the fence of her apartment complex. The hinges of the wrought iron gate creaked … Continue reading

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Still burns

With the new month, I did switch out my candles. The big one is Warm Apple Pie my daughter gave me for Mother’s Day. It makes me soooo hungry. The others I’ve had for a few years. Sadly, they don’t … Continue reading

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Seeds of Destruction, Chapter 3

Chapter 3 Kim Garcia cranked the AC to full blast. Cool air blew out of the vents she aimed at herself but did little to mitigate the furnace inside the sedan. Leaning forward, she rested her wrists on the steering … Continue reading

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Seeds of Destruction, Chapter 2

Chapter 2 “No. The company is not shutting down.” Marcus nearly choked on the thought. He quickly sealed his plastic container closing up the last bite of sausage and cabbage. Cabbage and sausage. The same thing every day. His life … Continue reading

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