George Ella Lyon, Kentucky writer and the state’s 2015-2016 Poet Laureate, was inspired by fellow writer Jo Carson’s Stories I Ain’t Told Nobody Yet…
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To catch up, go here for chapter summaries. At the end of Chapter Eight, Blainey finds a message on her home answering machine from Mark, telling her he…
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Hello, all. So I am going to try something new. I’ve added a paid subscription option, but I’m not going to put anything behind a paywall. Instead, this…
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Coming to you early in the morning from the chilly mountains of North Carolina where it’s currently 26F and the past couple of days have…well, a story…
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Listen, I have a problem with letting go. I’m a hoarder, but not of things, no, I’ve whittled my life down to what fits into a modest storage space…
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Hello! If you’re new here, or just needing to refresh your memory about previous chapters, please read on for brief chapter summaries. Chapters are…
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CHAPTER SEVEN Technically Wednesday should be a day off, but I had to carry the pager. Still, the blasted thing kept blessedly quiet while I puttered…
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Today is the anniversary of my grandmother’s death. She was born in the 1890s and lived to be 93 years old. She was patient and infinitely kind and…
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