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“Let’s have a “theme date,” Sally suggested.  “Give me a word.” “Apricot,” John responded.  They set two rules.  Each must choose two items or activities which would represent the theme word. Sally smiled because she knew John was making it … Continue reading

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I can’t vouch for the truth of this story, but this is the way it was told to me by my great aunt Polly whose mother lived in a forlorn area of Illinois.  She became an intimate friend to Jennie … Continue reading

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As a newlywed, beautiful Celia was graced with all the resplendent Creole characteristics of her genetic heritage.  But time had taken its toll.  Gravitational forces had also been unkind. Too much alcohol had damaged her skin.  Her stately posture was … Continue reading

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This is different from my usual fare.  I have a question.  How can I be sure fiction written in first person, is interpreted as fiction – not truth?  Some of my stories like “You Old Goat” and several other in … Continue reading

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