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Originally posted on The Union Creek Journal:
I’m looking out the window and the first snow of the season is falling.  The flakes are nearly as large as the tip of my thumb; they’re slushy and coming down hard and…

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Fiction – Boy Part 4

Part 3 can be found HERE. Joan took him to the back of the small motel where the laundry/pump house was. The inside was just what he expected; it was dark, with a musty smell – but overall it was … Continue reading

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Fiction – Boy Part 3

Part 2 The Boy started early, packing up and getting ready was coming more routine as he had begun to master the art of stacking the various components of his carrying system. While plodding along, the Boy had a lot … Continue reading

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Fiction – Boy Part 2

Part 1 can be found HERE. The Boy awoke in the strange pre-dawn morning. Enough light was available to see the clearing he was sleeping in, but dark enough to still see the dull glow of the coals from the … Continue reading

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Fiction – Boy Part 1

This story is the counter-part to the “Girl” story: HERE The man stood outside a mid-grade hotel in a medium sized city somewhere in the Midwest. Over his shoulder was a strap connected to a simple black bag about the … Continue reading

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Fiction – Girl Part 8

The girl woke to Rob gently shaking her. “Sorry, your turn.” She peeked out of her sleeping bag, the sun hurting her eyes. “Ok, I’m getting up. Were you able to get a hold of anyone on the radio?” she … Continue reading

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Fiction – Girl Part 7

“What is wrong with you?!” the girl was yelling at Rob, after they had moved a bit down the road. “You just killed three innocent people!” Rob snorted “ha, hardly innocent.” “What? Hardly innocent? What do you call gunning down … Continue reading

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