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Posts tagged ‘Loss’

The Scent of Maple – A Short Story

“The Scent of Maple” is now available to read online in the Spring/Summer 2015 issue of Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s literary journal, Westview.

“The Scent of Maple” is a story about the unlikely friendship of a woman named Annie and a curious five-year-old named Ben. You can read it on page 15 of the journal here.

Hope you enjoy the story.

Westview Spring-Summer 2015

Hope for the Wilderness Wanderer: Book Review of Marlena Graves’ A Beautiful Disaster

In my little office I have a few bookshelves reserved for books that are ‘keepers,’ the ones I’ve read and keep, knowing I’ll read them again and again.

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Dwelling in the Beauty of the Good – One Word 2013

Even in loss, moments of joy pop up unexpectedly like wildflowers. It takes a focused eye to appreciate their beauty.

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Loss and Nudgings Chosen as a Finalist in Biographile’s Short Memoir Contest on Overcoming Loss

I am excited and honored to have had Loss and Nudgings chosen among so many beautiful and compelling essays in Biographile's Short Memoir Contest on Overcoming Loss.

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Loss, Nudgings & the Eifel Tower

A glimmer of light catches my eye. I turn and walk toward the object reflecting the fluorescent light above. It’s exactly what I thought it was; its lines, moments before only apparent in my peripheral vision. An Eifel Tower. Not the Eifel Tower, but a shiny, silver wire replica.
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