Tag Archives: character study

PLOW UP THE FALLOW (MAYBE, FERTILE) GROUND

  Sally was a teenager who had run away from home after having siphoned off a large amount of her family’s money.  Sort of a classic case of teen rebellion.  I put her story on a computer-designed greeting card telling what … Continue reading

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THERE WAS A LITTLE GIRL

“Nobody’s ever loved me like you do,” said the orange-clad girl as she sat with little bare feet drawn up in the chair in the chaplain’s office at the County jail. Innocent looking yellow curls framed a troubled face.  Her … Continue reading

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HA, HA! EVEN ADULTERY

“It’s just not fair, Frank.”  Hearing the these words very plainly, I glanced up from the lettuce bin to see who spoke.   There was only one other person in the produce aisle – an average looking lady with dark brown … Continue reading

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I LOVE YOU TRULY,TRULY, DEAR

Krista @kristastevens, your prompt suggests we recall and write about a special song. I am so glad to do that on this special day. Let me explain, dear blogging friends. Hop back with me to a wedding in the small … Continue reading

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PETE AND AMY #2

This is a skating number from 1929.  Amy has copied over Pete’s writing  to preserve its message.  It was signed by Pete and it says, “skate number I stole over at Pritchett while I was skating.”  Daring young lad! Since … Continue reading

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A PLACE IN MY HEART

My first father’s day salute goes to Rev. Thomas Hayes, my father-in-law and spiritual leader for many years of my life.  To my blogging friends who did not know him, a bit of an introduction.  One of Tom’s daughters, an … Continue reading

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nameless

Bell rings and children come in with news to share. “Teacher, we learned a new jump rope tune.” Cinderella dressed in yella Went upstairs to kiss a fella Made a mistake kissed a snake How many doctors will it take?  … Continue reading

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