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4:35PM.

Santa Rosa adjunct cell.  Had a coffee and peanut butter cookie when I arrived.  Eager for actual dinner later.  Running tomorrow through Sunday, and I can’t wait.  522 more words

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WIPpet Wednesday - Monster Notes

Hi! How are you?

Up here in Alaska, we’re doing alright. It’s back-to-school time for most kids. I know a lot of parents and children look forward to this time of year with almost as much excitement as they feel towards summer. 705 more words

Fiction

8/25/14: 2

Between 1A’s. So far today I give myself an A-/B+. Why? I think I could have been a little more inventive with the morning sessions in how I brought them to life. 601 more words

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It happened all at once. It happened gradually. When the rains came with the winds of unease, they stood tall, freeing themselves from the burden of want or care.

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Novel Excerpts

So True

Tintin: It’s over.
Captain Haddock: I thought you were an optimist.
Tintin: Well, you were wrong, weren’t you? I’m a realist.
Captain Haddock: That’s just another name for a quitter. 91 more words

Things Which Will Make You Think

The last scene from the 'kite runner'

I looked down. One corner of his mouth had curled up just so.
A smile.
Lopsided.
Hardly there.
But there.
Behind us, kids were scampering, and a melee of screaming kite runners was chasing the loose kite drifting high above the trees.
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Light Stories

novel excerpt.....

And summer grades: due by tomorrow night. Have to budget.. see, see? My mind’s a mess, have to slow, not stress. Stress WILL make me sick and I can’t afford even a minute of malady. 272 more words

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