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Anywhere Door to Nashville

Today’s daily prompt: Pick Your Gadget Your local electronics store has just started selling time machines, anywhere doors, and invisibility helmets. You can only afford one. Which of these do you buy, … Continue reading

December 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Not. Right. Now.

I love swim meets. Love them. I love the smell of chlorine, the little wet faces, the goggle lines around the eyes, the getting splashed when I’m standing near the … Continue reading

December 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

A Timely Note

“How are you doing?” I never quite know how to answer that. If it’s a friend, looking me in the eye, reaching over to touch my hand, I answer it … Continue reading

December 5, 2015 · 2 Comments

Counseling Session

“Why did you call me, Sarah?” the counselor asked. “I have no one else to turn to,” I told her. “I don’t know how to deal with all this.” She … Continue reading

December 4, 2015 · 2 Comments


“I’m so sorry,” the vet said, both before and after she put Trinity, our 15 year old cat, to sleep. I really hadn’t expected it to hit me the way … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

1 Peter 3:3-4

I wonder if I would be having this much anxiety about my dress if I hadn’t had a recent comment on my blog that said (among other negative things), PS … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Small Talk

“I hate small talk,” I said, and our counselor called me on it. “What is small talk?” she responded. What is small talk? It was a harder question that I … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Great Quote

“Like butter thinly spread…” Yes, this will turn my head — A quote that I can picture in my mind. “Suppose you were an idiot, And elected –” (oh, how … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · 9 Comments

Prayer Shawl

“Did you hear about _______?” The word spread like wildfire through the small town.  First licking at a few loose tongues, then spreading rapidly and heartlessly through the community. I … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · 5 Comments

Gandalf and Soccer

“Remember when we went to see ‘The Lord of the Rings’ together and I couldn’t watch it?” I asked Brandon. We were watching a soccer game, one in which Finley … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

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