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“This is the last time I listen to you, sis,” said the older sister.
“What are you mad at me for? This trip wasn’t my idea.”
“What? How is it my fault that you didn’t get your letter to Santa written and mailed?” she asked. Tears formed in the corners of her eyes. Continue reading
As she entered the city park, she passed the sign. It read, “Please Do Not Feed the Ducks.” It might seem a rather simple instruction. Idiot proof even. But appearances are slippery critters.
The trail emerged from the trees onto a boardwalk and there they were. Continue reading
Does watching a show in morbid fascination for a few minutes before changing channels count? Continue reading
You’re sitting on the beach enjoying the sun, when the weather suddenly changes and a storm cloud blows in. What happens next?
This prompt doesn’t take any imagination really. Been there. Done that. Continue reading
This season is summer and the scent of summer is the beach. Nothing else really smells like the beach. Driving over the bridge to the beach, we roll down the windows and the mingled smells of briny salt water, vegetation in the muck and marshes along the Intracoastal Waterway, and teaming marine life are carried to us by the ever-present offshore breeze. The smells of sunscreen, clean towels, fried fish, and fresh boiled shrimp are also quintessential smells of any summer season at the beach.
She held her breath. It felt like the right thing to do at the time. Her weight was melting away, slowly at first but more and more quickly as the seconds passed. Soon, her heals lifted from the carpet. Her toes stuck to the floor for a moment and then they too let go. Continue reading
Usually, she was allowed to take a small backpack full of her personal things on trips, but this trip was different. The alien overlords had Continue reading
To the question of having ever tossed a coin in a fountain, Billy’s answer is definitely. The first penny Billy ever tossed in the fountain at the mall, Continue reading