Monthly Archives: November 2007

Its All in the Cards: NaNoWriMo Excerpt

They all walked back to the house in a group. Small things were tossed of shelves. Stereo was on the floor, but the house seemed perfectly sound and there were no broken widows or shifted door frames. So Emmylou put … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Excerpt:Driving into the Storm

Maddie bounced and swayed and rattled with the rhythm of creaking bus. The dark clouds gathered in the sky among the white puff sheep of the morning and a wind began to bring the smell of electricity and damp bluster. … Continue reading

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Dream Horses and a Coffee Shop Conversation: Another short Excerpt

Horses Emmylou dreamed of beautiful grey horses running, six of them running across a dawn field. There was a murmuring music that gave the whole scene a clear consistent rhythm. The drumming of hooves and music like water over stones … Continue reading

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Monday Night NaNoWriMo Excerpt

All The Sparkling Fishes In the Stream That night in Essie’s room a forest grew and became the world all around. It was a forest like the one on the Orinoco. She went down to get water from the stream … Continue reading

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The City By The Sea/Today’s NaNoWriMo Excerpt

The City By the Sea Emmylou, exhausted from her days labors, fell into bed picked up her book and put on her tunes, The Beatles “White Album”. She loved this album, so many flavors and moods. She got to the … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Daily/ A Sunday Morning in Weston

II Essie arrived at Maddie’s around 9:00 and knocked no answer. So she went back to the motel and paid for another night, and went out to a little coffee shop on the highway for breakfast. She ate slowly and … Continue reading

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10 Things That Would Make America A Stronger Country

1. An intelligent and compassionate president 2. Religious people who put their beliefs into practice with humility, intelligence and deep commitment without hypocrisy. Christians who strive to behave like Jesus, Buddhists who don’t own luxury sedans etc. 3. People who … Continue reading

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