September 2012

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It’s Fall, Ya’ll! You know what that means… cooler weather, stuffier noses, beautiful colors, more outside play, pre-holiday excitement and the biggest of all: camping season!

Our family’s first camping trip of the season is this weekend, and I could not be more excited. Camping is the peak of family time to me. Fireside story sharing, s’mores by moonlight, late night giggle sessions, backpack explorations, and memory building.

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Fiction Short: Up, Up, and Away

September 24, 2012
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In honor of this weekend’s local balloon festival, here’s a short romance for all that have oversized, helium-filled dreams. Shifting her glasses up the bridge of her nose, Cathy huffed her disappointment. She slipped her phone back into her purse and considered making a U-turn. Today’s hot air balloon ride was her birthday present from […]

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Fiction Short: Training Day

September 17, 2012
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“The biggest mistake newbies make is not stretching,” the lady in the hot pink jogging suit said. Her ponytail bobbed as she reached for her toes, did jumping jacks, and did countless other stances that Jackie was certain her body was not created to do.   As she looked across the crowd, she realized she […]

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Fiction Short: Love is in the Air

September 10, 2012
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  “Excuse me. I’m sorry,” Jackie mumbled under her breath as she knocked fellow passengers in the head with her 2-ounces-over-the-limit carry-on. She was glad the checker had let it pass. It would have been a miserable day without anything to entertain her after the early morning flight cancelation. Jackie finally found 27 B. The […]

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Fiction Short: If She’s Anything Like Me

September 4, 2012
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  “It’s her eyes. I just don’t know how to describe them. They are ice blue, but they are still so warm and inviting. I think I could stare at them for hours. I just get lost in them,” Mike said. “Simmer down, man,” James laughed. “I swear every time we come in here you […]

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