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Month: November 2018

The Adventures of Happy Boy & Sassy Girl: Music

Happy Boy isn’t always happy. Life is tough when you’re 3 years old. Sassy Girl isn’t always sassy. Life is tough when you’re 1 ½ years old. But it’s hard to be unhappy or unsassy when you hear music. Although Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 12, Part 3

Like he was moving in a dream, Neil had trouble moving as quickly as he wanted to. He wished for greater strength and endurance—and he felt strange. So many thoughts were going through his mind all at once, the primary Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 12, Part 2

Neil held his sword awkwardly with both hands as he watched Ian ride towards him. His hands trembled, but his feet at least were steady. As he stood in the middle of this field, so far from everything he had Read more…


The Adventures of Happy Boy & Sassy Girl: The New Baby

Happy Boy is not just happy, he’s very excited. Mormor and Aunt Kissa came and Daddy left to get Mommy from the hospital. They say that Baby Brother will be coming home with them. Mormor helps Happy Boy make a Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 12, Part 1

She lowered the telescope, wishing she could see more, but the trees grew so densely, only that one part was visible. After a pause, she lifted the telescope again, almost unwilling to believe what she saw. Elation began to rise Read more…


Searching for Solutions to Pregnancy Problems: A Third-time Mom’s Experience

When I’m pregnant, like many women I visit various websites to find advice on how to deal with pregnancy-related issues. There are a few sites I learned to trust when I was pregnant with my first baby 4 years ago. Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 13, Part 3

Zaric walked purposefully down the hall, without hurry and careful not to make a sound. His palace had been built to be used and every room was occupied; he didn’t want to wake anyone. He didn’t even carry a candle. Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 13, Part 2

A few hours later, Neil was sitting in a quiet bedroom, next to an open window. The sun had just fallen below the western hills and lamps were being lit in the streets and houses below. From here, he could Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 13, Part 1

Neil’s body ached by the time he reached the outskirts of the city, but he knew it wasn’t simply physical fatigue. His legs and arms grew more and more weak and all he wanted was to rest, to sleep for Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 14, Part 3

“Is something wrong?” Zaric asked Helen with unforced patience. “Yes,” she answered, not sure how to say what she wanted to. “I have a selfish confession to make. I’m afraid my reason for coming to Larisa didn’t have much to Read more…