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The Curse of the Gray Slime

Image by stokpic from Pixabay When you're a vampire, there is plenty of time to reflect. Too much time. After awhile all thoughts have been thought. Eventually it hits you, that endlessly looping bundle of electrically charged synaptic pathways are just slime. It's the gray slime that's the real vampire, not me, drawing away from… Continue reading The Curse of the Gray Slime

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Bewitched

Image by Larisa Koshkina from Pixabay “You orbit me like the planets orbit the sun. Always there, always circling. I feel suffocated!,” Ginger said as she put the finishing touches on her alluring witch outfit. Despite what she said, a smile played about her lips, as Ginger would have it no other way. She loved… Continue reading Bewitched

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Rocky Raccoon: The Next Chapter

Image by pasja1000 from Pixabay “Somewhere in the Black Mountain Hills of Dakota, there lived a young boy named Rocky Raccoon.”* Rocky lived on a small island in the middle of a perfect blue lake fed by pristine springs from deep under the mountains. Rocky had lived there, willingly isolated, after his torrid love affair… Continue reading Rocky Raccoon: The Next Chapter

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Science Village

Image by suju from Pixabay Science Village is a residential experimental community where one can rent lodging, lab space, and equipment to study whatever needs a lab and equipment. It can be anything from molecules to nitroglycerine, an explosive. There are only two rules: sign liability waiver and no animal (including human) research subjects allowed.… Continue reading Science Village

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Mountain Trials

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay The following tale is true, I swear it upon my holy inheritance to pass through the pearly gates. In the year 1706, when us who traveled the Atlantic and found this new paradise, I and a party of 19 decided to cross the mountains now known as the Appalachians with… Continue reading Mountain Trials

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Santa Agua

Image by enriquelopezgarre from Pixabay When I attended college in Spain, I was blessed enough to stay in a "dorm" room at the Palacio del Santa Agua. The palace was built as a public monument to life-giving water when an 80-year drought had afflicted the area. During the drought, the mango fields withered and even… Continue reading Santa Agua

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Crystal Blue Persuasion

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay   The ivy-covered cottage rests Set in the clearing of green dale Where oxygen so thick lays low Black ink with woe will tell this tale Of the spirit in the mirror's Love for witch and thirst for freedom. How she dabbled to release him, With uttered spells and… Continue reading Crystal Blue Persuasion

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Hustler

Image by Welcome to all and thank you for your visit ! ツ from Pixabay Hailey got her first sewing lesson as a 3 year-old from her Uncle Mack, who was a tailor to the stars in Los Angeles. Uncle Mack had made suits for Lon Chaney, Fred McMurray, James Cagney, and even Roy Rogers!… Continue reading Hustler

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Rangoon Delight

image link and recipe for rangoon Neil the Gnome was on pins and needles wondering if his first ever gnome cookout was going to happen or not. Morning showers went on for an hour and left the picnic tables and patio chairs drenched. The guests were going to start arriving at 3 and here it… Continue reading Rangoon Delight

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The Grinder

Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay Liam and Kati had dreamt of a trip to New York City for as long as they'd known each other. The two met in 1980 and here it was almost 40 years later and their dream was coming true. Their favorite couple, Will and Rose, they'd known almost as long… Continue reading The Grinder