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Colors

Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud. ~ Maya Angelou Sometimes we talk about someone and say they had a ‘colorful’ life, which might mean they have done interesting things but might also mean they have metaphorically climbed the highest mountains and went through the lowest valleys. Life is all about ups and downs, isn’t Read More

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Scratching An Itch

“I’m done with it. Done.” Peggy looked her mirrored image in the eyes and saw the doubt that enveloped her heart. “No, Pegs, it’s been enough. You cannot go on like this.” A frown formed above the two eyebrows in front of her. She avoided looking at the eyes. Irritation flashed through her. She was Read More

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Jennifer and Amber

“Nothing’s wrong, love. Really.” Nathan looked straight into her eyes and seemed to be sincere. Doubt still gnawed deep inside her. Intuitively, Jennifer knew something was wrong. During their lovemaking he seemed absent. It was not the same it had once been. They had been married for some years and even though they didn’t have Read More

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Twenty-One: The Magic Number

Our relationship should never have been. However, there always something that hinted that we were not in the traditional roles society might have placed him in. He was of my mother’s generation, her friend, her confidant but they drifted apart. About two years later he came looking for her, but by then she had left Read More

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Laura’s Christmas

Warning: This story has violent scenes! With a dramatic sign Laura planted her bottom on the bar stool and leaned her chin on her hands. “Heavy day, girlie?” Jan, the bar owner, asked, while he put a wine glass in front of her and pour red wine in it. “Thanks, Jan. I really need this,” Read More