Tag Archives: 100 Word Challenge

Personal Loan

“I need $200.” Mike thought it might be drug money, but Bobby was a friend, trying to clean up his act. It was just a loan. They worked the same summer job, for very different reasons. Bobby’s wealthy family insisted; … Continue reading

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Look Away, Dixieland

Dear South Carolina, As your legislators debate the Confederate flag issue, please take a moment to reflect. You were settled in 1663 as the Carolina province. You were one of 13 original colonies. We shared a flag. From 1777, with … Continue reading

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One Last Move

“Kansas ? Really ?” He was five years from retirement. “It’s the last move, Ellen, we really have no choice.” Mark was right. There were bills to pay, he loved his work, Florida could wait. Stress, depression, illness did not … Continue reading

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