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A foggy morning

I scrape the ice from the windscreen, looking with little enthusiasm at the heavy pall of fog that blankets the world. November… we’ve done well to make it this far without ice on the windows. Even so, my fingers are … Continue reading

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The Glade – #writephoto – Short Story by Faith McCord

Reblogged from Faith McCord at Little Lord Oscar Dandelion Books I managed to climb out of the car, of which the front end was wrapped around the tree. Jim wasn’t so lucky. He was clearly crushed by the steering wheel … Continue reading

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The road north goes south…

Thursday morning… we’ve made good time with the jobs. I’m packed and ready to go…and waving my son off for a ride. I’ll be making an early exit and heading north. With time on my hands and the weather glorious, … Continue reading

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“First day back!” says the mechanic, who looks well fed, well rested and uncompromisingly cheerful. I resist the unreasonable urge to haul him over the counter and disembowel him with his own monkey wrench. I smile sweetly. Explain the predicament. … Continue reading

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It was all going so well too…

My Christmas day had come and gone As good as you could get; I woke to silent darkness, But I wasn’t moving yet! I’d wait till the alarm went off And get a duvet fix, I wasn’t starting Boxing Day … Continue reading

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This morning my sons almost jumped from an airplane. But not quite. Not yet. The five a.m. alarm was futile although we could not have taken anything for granted. Local weather conditions vary and it might have been better at … Continue reading

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