Category Archives: SAS Exclusive

Always On The Job

Nurse Mollie drifted in and out of patients’ rooms, checking on her charges. She preferred this time of night, grimly referred to as the Graveyard Shift. Sleeping patients required fewer nurses, allowing the cardiac ward to settle into a soothing rhythm … Continue reading

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Bubbles

     Windshield wipers skidded across the window of Heidi’s rental car as the rain began to let up. She reached the edge of the development and turned right onto Sgt. Trace Lane, heading for New Town. She hadn’t seen her … Continue reading

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Smarty Pants

     I’m too old for this, I thought as I crawled around the floor in a most undignified manner, searching under beds and sofas for my missing purse.  Actually, the purse wasn’t missing so much as purse-napped.  My otherwise pleasant … Continue reading

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I have awesome friends…

 …and that’s no joke.      I’m willing to bet that many a blogger has pressed the Publish button on a work of literary art, dreaming of the day that a Hollywood talent scout or studio boss will stumble across his … Continue reading

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Heart Palpitations to Begin in 3…2…

Some of you may know that I have an interest in screenwriting.  I took a class, read some books, purchased the software, and realized I was in waaaaaaaay over my head.  Plus, the stories weren’t coming.  I had plenty of … Continue reading

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Another Life

     “My son. Where is my son?”      “Shhh, Grandma.” I placed a damp cloth on her brow. “You’re feverish. You have a daughter, remember?”      “Where is my son? What happened to him?” She fidgeted beneath the blankets and … Continue reading

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Cinquain Stories

     Fellow blogger and Writers Group member, Suzicate (aka The Water Witch’s Daughter) posted a story about learning cinquains from a favorite grade school teacher.  Now, I’d never learned about cinquains in school; the only short poem we were taught was a … Continue reading

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