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The picture frame without a back.

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Is there another dimension inhabited by creatures whose sole entertainment is to take one of your socks, move your keys out of sight, and whisk away the back of a picture frame that… Continue reading

Thanks to all who read Mary Andrea’s Dilemma

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I want to thank all who read, Mary Andrea’s Dilemma, a 27 page short story that delves into our perceptions of reality. What one culture might call mental illness, another might call prophecy. … Continue reading

I need a vacation from my brain

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11:11pm I need a vacation from my brain. It keeps insisting on staying awake. My body wants to sleep–my mind wants to write. Why can’t they just get along? Where would I go… Continue reading

A Mine Field of Doggies

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It’s beginning to rain. If I don’t get to the windows, I’ll have a flood in the bedroom. So then, what happens when I start to get out of my office chair to… Continue reading

Mary Andrea’s Dilemma–last entry

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Please read entries 1 – 4 where I explain I’m trying something new. This is the end of an unpublished short story I wrote years ago. I’d appreciate feedback about what you like… Continue reading

Topics not written about–and other insignificant things

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I was asleep by 10pm. It’s now 2am and I’ve had my 4 hour nap for the night compliments of a cold wet Fat White Dog nose nudging an unsuspecting cheek. As I… Continue reading

Mary Andrea’s Dilemma–Entry 4

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This is the 4th entry for my short story Mary Andrea’s Dilemma © 2011 J. Dempsey.  Only 1 more to go.  🙂   January 3    Today has to be one of the… Continue reading

Mary Andrea’s Dilemma–entry 3

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Link to entry 1:  https://rantingalong.wordpress.com/2013/09/06/mary-andreas-dilemma-entry-1/ Link to entry 2:  https://rantingalong.wordpress.com/2013/09/06/mary-andreas-dilemma-entry-2/ This is the 3rd entry for my short story Mary Andrea’s Dilemma © 2011 J. Dempsey.  Please feel free to let me know… Continue reading

Accessories for the Dream World Apocalypse

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Ever have a dream where you’re living in a house you don’t recognize in the mid-west with another family you don’t recognize.  You’re waiting to hear when the Apocalypse is about to come. … Continue reading

Mary Andrea’s Dilemma–entry 2

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Link to entry 1:  https://rantingalong.wordpress.com/2013/09/06/mary-andreas-dilemma-entry-1/ © 2011 J. Dempsey November 8 We had the election and Mr. Anderson won. At least ½ the women are demanding a recount.  He’s in the bathroom talking… Continue reading