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December 20, 2011

The Christmas Kiss

A gust of cold winter air made Marcie shiver when she stepped out of Zach’s car.                 “I hope we can finish our shopping before the storm gets here, Zach.”                 Zach nodded and stuffed his hands deeper into his jacket pockets as they walked […]
January 8, 2012


Hattie inhaled the fresh spring mountain air before sweeping the porch. The children were asleep and her husband, Clay, had taken the wagon into town some 50 miles away. He would be gone for several days to get supplies, do some trading and hunting on […]
January 22, 2012

Phineas’s Problem

“Phineas Fimple!”             His wife’s threatening outburst disrupted Phineas’s otherwise peaceful newspaper reading.             “I’ve had it, Phineas!” Freda bellowed from the kitchen. “What are YOU going to do about Penelope?”             Cautiously lowering the newspaper, he glanced around. He recognized his wife’s exasperation. Freda […]
February 5, 2012

The Case of the Vanishing Shoes

      “Sophie,” Mrs. Ragstan said pronouncing the last syllable of her name with a sigh. “How many times have I told you to put your shoes in the closet where they belong? This is the third pair of shoes you’ve lost in a month.”       […]