Category Archives: Fiction

Roads Traveled

This is just a bit of nostalgia penned after driving some of the back roads of Maine and passing old farms, many no longer active.  My thoughts took me to the days when they were still alive and times were … Continue reading

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Through Others Eyes

I often see him sitting there as I wander through the park.  Always on the same bench, staring at the scene before him.  His face mostly without expression, never smiling or acknowledging a ventured wave or nod.  I wonder what thoughts … Continue reading

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“Thank you.  Thank you very much” Ed said to the young man in the hoodie that held open the pharmacy door as he drove his power chair through it.  “I appreciate it”.  The young man just nodded. Rolling through the … Continue reading

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Sweat Of The Devil

John sat in his cramped office, staring at the wall of windows, watching the rain carve it’s designs on the tinted glass.  He didn’t like the rain.  There was something sad about it.  The ‘sweat of the devil’ he called … Continue reading

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Ice Fishing

This is too good not to pass on. There was a young lady that wanted to go ice fishing, but her husband would never take her.  So she decided she would do it by herself.  She prepared by reading books … Continue reading

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When Those “From Away” Aren’t

I had someone ask me if I went south for the winters.  I said “no, I’m a lifer”.  I’m here year round, watching the seasons and the tourists come and go.  If you watch it long enough, you begin to … Continue reading

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It’s Going To What???

This has been a rather nasty winter, even by our standards.  Much colder then usual with heavier amounts of snow.  So far this year, we have had 28 days with fresh snowfall for a total of about 62 inches.  But … Continue reading

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