Category Archives: family

A Second Chance

My mother is head over heels in love! I really can’t believe it. She’s a 77-year-old widow, who never thought she’d find fulfillment in comparison to the memory of my father. Her constant gushing about her new love is proof … Continue reading

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Alice Mess

“Ray, can you run to 7-Eleven quickly before the funeral and buy me a few candy bars?” I asked. Ray’s wtf expression said it all. I texted him the specific kinds I needed, and he left. When he came back, … Continue reading

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It’s Mine!

Every single time I get in my car after my son has driven it, the gas tank light is a bright orange. Today was a lucky day, because the needle wasn’t resting on the very bottom line; it was about … Continue reading

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