Category Archives: dreams

The Alone Girl in summer…

A slice of fiction…. Summer is a happy time for many.  It was for the Alone Girl.  The tomboy loved the outdoors and summer meant staying up late, playing outside, bicycling everywhere, swimming, tennis, reading, and, if lucky, a small … Continue reading

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Red sky at the cabin in my head…

The town in which I live is characterized by having many trees, both hardwood and pine.  As a result my previous and current residences lack an expansive view of the sky.  It seems that wherever I’ve lived, I’ve always wanted … Continue reading

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The Alone Girl, part three

A tang filled the air tickling the girl’s nose.  Watery sun filtered through high clouds.  The girl walked on, the scent of burning leaves pleasant on the air.  Garbed in an old sage green wool sweater of her father’s, a … Continue reading

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Gardening fantasies…

I love the thought of gardening.  I love experiencing a beautiful oasis.  I love working the soil with my hands.  My reality…I’m garden poor.  My fantasies are writing checks that my truth can’t cash.  Yes, I live in a condo … Continue reading

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Hometown stuff

Delmar, NY – love it or hate it, it’s my hometown.  I’ve lived the majority of my life here and as Dickens would say, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times….”  My experience with Delmar … Continue reading

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Finally!

It’s a shame I’m not writing much, but that’s life.  The other day, while strolling through Pinterest, I came across a quote that makes so much sense to me.  It says, “It’s like I’m homesick for a place that doesn’t … Continue reading

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It may be cliche…transition is underway…

And I have so much to say….haha. I’ve become a cliche-driven individual. And I’m here to celebrate that status. Hey, I love words and cliches are groups of words. I offer no apology. With difficulty, I’ve decided that a major … Continue reading

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121 and counting…

I like to cross things off, count down and keep track of important dates. Right now, the number 121 refers to the number of school days left until the end of this school year. But it’s far more meaningful than … Continue reading

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The water beckons…

Water is so beneficial to us. For me it’s an almost spiritual experience. As a person whose mind is always going, whose inside chatter never ceases, being in the water comes the closest to bringing me inner peace. And I’m … Continue reading

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Cowboy dreams…

From the time I was a small child, I’ve loved horses and all things Western.  I’m not sure how it happened but I think my love of reading is partly responsible.  Television reinforced what I read. I was a busy … Continue reading

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