Monthly Archives: December 2010

Excerpt From I’m Going To Miss You, Caramel

My father’s garage was a special garage because he parked his French Fry truck in it. When I think of myself standing as a child of three or four next to his truck I am filled with the sentiments of … Continue reading

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Brenda’s Revised List

In her persistent search for Mr. Right Brenda recklessly clipped her long list of criteria until she was left with only three items. Three was Brenda’s lucky number. She thought of all the things that came in threes. Three wise … Continue reading

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Excerpt From Essay on Mourning

In 1950 Ray Brown, in search of a baseball team which would not discriminate against blacks, found one in the Sherbrooke Athlétiques, a provincial minor team which already had an impressive lineup of outstanding players. There was Silvio Garcia from … Continue reading

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Brenda and the RV

As soon as Brenda read his profile she knew that he was the guy for her. Likes trips to the ocean. Romantic evenings sitting by a fire. Owner of a small business. Sincere. Confident. Wants to enjoy life. What more … Continue reading

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Excerpt From No Man Is An Island

It was my friend, Denise Dufour who told me that there was no Santa. It was Christmas day and we were in front of my house building a snow fort when she said, “Did you notice that Santa was Mr. … Continue reading

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Would You Still Write?

Here’s a thought. This week’s lottery was at 30 million. Let’s say you won it. Never mind what you would do with it. Would you still write? Add to that another thought: you don’t really need to write for food … Continue reading

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Brenda’s List for Mr. Right

Brenda awoke with a sore back. It was time to flip her mattress over. As she did so she came upon a sheet of paper which she had forgotten about. Months ago, she had read somewhere though she couldn’t remember … Continue reading

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