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The Last Kid on Earth

Photo by Willgard Krause The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin here. The double moon that had settled over … Continue reading

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Miss Take

Lessons in Patience, Part One I may hold the record for the longest pause before laughing at a joke. When I was around 6 years old, our next-door neighbor finally completed years of time and money-devouring work on a lavish … Continue reading

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Superhero Laundry Day

Crime Grime Fighter! I spent half my childhood wearing a cape. Granted, my super-outfits consisted of bath towels and swimsuits (nothing this fancy). Nevertheless, I was–and continue to be–a legend in my own mind! How many times did you save … Continue reading

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I’m So Clever

Every time I quote myself or invite people to follow my blog I realize I’m still just that little kid on the playground shouting, “Mommy, look at me!” or “Daddy, watch what I can do!” My family calls these “I’m … Continue reading

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Dude, if I had a Nickel…

…for every time a cow has fallen on my car!

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The Lush Life

An Embarrassingly True Story I was 11 and it was my first New Year’s Eve party. Sort of. It would be at least two more years before I was allowed to attend a Real Party. The moment we stepped into Aunt … Continue reading

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