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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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Rifat Had A Dream

“Papa.  I’m scared.”  Sami whispered. “Ssshhh,” his Papa whispered back.  “There is no reason to be scared.  We will be going soon.  Where we will be safe.” They whispered in the dark.  In the cold.  Their breath creating misty clouds. … Continue reading

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Aunt Millie

When I first started blogging, I found a large community of writers and poets.  Some of them undertook efforts to post writing prompts and other ideas for writing stories.  Somewhere along the line those prompt efforts seemed to have dried … Continue reading

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