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Just Smell It

A few days ago I decided to dust the furniture in my 18-year-old son’s bedroom, because I’m a nice mama and I hate dust.  In this particular child’s case, however,  his room is always clean and tidy compared to my 17-year-old son’s room where he lets banana peels rot in his trashcan, but that’s a story for another day. 309 more words


No. 531

Holding on | Staving off | Tile | Bolt | Caulk | Keeping grip | Losing traction | Tightening grip | Breaking nails | Fending off | Taking off | Hinge | Thread | Sliding wheels | Slipping earth | Raw bones | Sinking axle | Making ends | meet | Stretched | Bodged | Fudged | Fumbled | Tangled | Tin | Tacked | Tarped | Slackening | support | Leaks | Fatigue | Pitch | Glue | Losing | torque | Rising | pressure | Hammer, latch, knot, stuff | pad | cushion | Losing | ground | Staving | Starving | Holding | off | Subsisting | just | Not here | Not over | Not quite | Not safe | Not yet | Holding | Holding | Holding


Coming of Age in the Dawn of a New Age

“Andri catches her stare and smiles. She blinks at the table. He clasps her wrist, his
grip warm and meaty, his thumb grazes the stained bandage.

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When You Are Near

I’ ve realized.
I am not lonely when you are near.
And despite me, and all of my doubts, gone is my fear.

I am made warm by your care… 135 more words


'Bumping Noses and Cherry Pie' by Charie D. La Marr (March 29th, 2014)

This was reposted from LiveJournal, and was one of my first independent book reviews, so please forgive how terrible it is. However, if I remember correctly, the book really was this bad: 55 more words

SharaLee Podolecki

'Things in Ditches' by Jimmy Olsen (March 13th, 2014)

Originally posted on LiveJournal:

This was the lovely book sent to me to review by the ever-obliging Jimmy Olsen. AND I LOVED IT.

I did not expect Things in Ditches by Jimmy Olsen to be as good as it was. 203 more words

SharaLee Podolecki

A Tribute to Leonard Nimoy - Baffled! (1973)

On February 27, at the age of 83, the science fiction community suffered a major loss with the death of Leonard Nimoy. Since 1952 and his role in… 764 more words

Monster Movie Kid