Road Trip

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Ginger stepped out of the car and immediately felt the warmth of the ever-present SoCal sun on her face, but there was also a cool breeze blowing which signaled the start of November. She walked along the sidewalk path leading to the station, but stopped as she approached a bench. Ginger inspected the bench for dirt or water before taking a seat to wait. She was excited about her first trip away with Tony. They had been dating for a couple of months now and enjoyed each other's company enough to try an overnight trip. Her stomach was in knots though. What if they ran out of things to talk about? What if they had a fight, how would she get home? What if...

Finish Line

It's the end of the school year and this year I am especially anxious to be done. My youngest has been having significant academic challenges at school and pretty heavy emotional challenges at home. I've been trying my best to be SuperMom and work through each issue diligently but every goddamn day I feel like I'm coming up short.

The Hike

The wild flowers of all different colors were in full bloom, growing up through the lush green grass along the side of the trail. Every few minutes, Flori and Bean would stop to take it all in— the beautiful site, the fragrance of the flowers, and to share a sweet kiss.

Unfriended

You entered my life in a moment of blue. Shared just enough for the words to be true. • Your life had taken an interesting turn — No kids, no marriage, no love, no burn.