When It Rains at the Beach

I’m at the beach and it is raining. Not a slow, gentle rain, but a heavy, never-ending downpour. The pool in the backyard is nearly overflowing, the wind and deluge creating a current that pushes the water up, up, up …

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A Familiar Longing

“Think of your life as a long line of dominos, yes? A chain of days and years. Every domino is a choice. … Our lives are cause and effect. Even the smallest choices matter. One domino hits the other, and …

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The Gift

I can’t remember the birthday party. Where it was or what I wore or even what age I was turning. But I do remember this – the look on everyone’s face when I opened the package. It wasn’t a package …

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#RFFF: Kate’s Krafts

Every once in a while it’s nice to just be silly. Especially in writing and books where things can be so very serious sometimes (#literary). I’ve found that the more I loosen up, the more I have fun, and the better …

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In Mississippi

If you wanted to hide a body in Mississippi you probably could. We were an hour and a half into our drive and we’d hardly seen a soul. Did people live here? I thought they did. But maybe it was …

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