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An Obituary

His name was Sebastian Cole. His friends called him Bas ‘cause that’s what his brother Wilson called him.  The three syllables were too much for his little brother.  Bas was all he could handle.  It stuck. Others called him Sebastard … Continue reading

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Shady Acres — The End

Chapters 1 and 2 are here. Chapters 3 and 4 are here. Chapters 5 and 6 are here. Chapters 7 and 8 are here.   Chapter 9.  The End “Come on, gentlemen.  They’re just about done serving lunch.” “Eh.” Mike … Continue reading

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Shady Acres, Chapters 7 and 8

Chapters 1 and 2 are here. Chapters 3 and 4 are here. Chapters 5 and 6 are here.   Chapter 7.  Gene If he opened his eyes, the sun would hurt, and he would be reminded of where he was.  … Continue reading

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Shady Acres, Chapters 5 and 6

Chapters 1 and 2 are here. Chapters 3 and 4 are here.   Chapter 5.  A Quiet Night As darkness descends on Shady Acres, there’s one more stop to make before we shut this down for the day and see … Continue reading

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Shady Acres, Chapters 3 and 4

Chapters 1 and 2 are here.   Chapter 3.  A Kitchen Surprise   “Here it is,” the clerk said, in front of the door with 20D in bronze lettering above the peephole. “Thanks, Stanley.” “Let me know if you need … Continue reading

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Shady Acres

This is not a new story.  I wrote it a number of years ago and published it in one of my short story collections.  An event today reminded me of it.  So, thought I’d share.  The story, in its entirety, … Continue reading

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An Untold Story

It’s a process.  A mission.  To do it exactly right.  It begins across from Westminster Presbyterian where I enter the circuit.  Once across the crosswalk, where the camellias bloom under the shady canopy of a group of redwoods, I turn … Continue reading

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