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A Short Story No matter how bright the sun shone, the darkness overpowered her inner thoughts and swallowed her whole. She perched on the rustic bench that overlooked the three-mile-long white sandy beach, mesmerized with each wave slapping against the shore. A chattering gull flew here and there as a child’s giggle danced in the… Continue reading Penny

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Our sailboat, the Sharon Ann, was perfect for our weekend sailing trips to Catalina and holidays to places like Cabo San Lucas. I would sit with Dad in the cockpit sometimes all night long, plus down below was stuffy and it made me nauseous. The cold air and salty sprays of the Pacific Ocean would… Continue reading Rainbows

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What Is In Your Fortune Cookie?

To accomplish great things, we must have a vision, act on it, and—most importantly—believe in our dream and in ourselves. But today, now thanks to this fortune cookie, I have new perspective on life. Say Nothing - I think NOT! “To avoid criticism, say nothing, do nothing, and be nothing.” Avoiding criticism is much like… Continue reading What Is In Your Fortune Cookie?