Monthly Archives: December 2017

Resolutions

I was quite small when I first learned of the New Year’s tradition of making resolutions, or setting goals for oneself for the upcoming year. The idea intrigued me. Just think, by choosing the right goals, and sticking to them, … Continue reading

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Bringing Christmas Home

Stan Ellis stuffed the last of his purchases into his camper shell.  Smiling proudly, he strode to the driver’s door, unlocked it, and climbed behind the wheel.  The engine started immediately, and so after giving it an extra shot of … Continue reading

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Child’s Play

Easy, breezy, light and freezy squeezy, sleazy, sometimes squeaky Fluttery, buttery, I’m not nuttery Cattery, splattery, but no flattery Speedily, bleedily, just not greedily Eerily, blearily, eyes are tearily Quakery, shakery, give me cakery Flakery, bakery, do not takery Snuggle … Continue reading

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Dinner Talk

By the time Stan Ellis was finished mucking out the stalls, his seventeen-year-old body was exhausted. After a full day at school followed by band practice, it was a lot of work. He made himself a peanut butter and jelly … Continue reading

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