Category Archives: Creative Non Fiction

Flames of Destruction

Fire . . . it’s one of those great equalizers.  It doesn’t care who you are, what you have, who you know.  It tears through everything, leaving total destruction in its path.  On September 4, through and act of juvinelle … Continue reading

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I Am A Chile Addict

I am a Chile addict. More specifically, I am a New Mexico Hatch Green Chile addict. I have no shame in admitting that, nor do I have any plans of reforming. I’ve even gotten Poncho hooked on the stuff. So … Continue reading

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Tres Hermanas

    Dawn broke across the Rio Grande Valley. The eastern sky changed from inky black to indigo to cobalt to robin’s egg. The Sandia Mountains appeared, shifting from void to defined monolith. The clouds reflected deep purple then rose … Continue reading

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What’s your Poison

Way back in the Stone Ages of the mid to late 1970’s, I slathered myself in the perfume of the day, “Charlie”.  Many junior and high school girls did.  It somehow made us feel more mature, more worldly. Of course, … Continue reading

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Caballo sin Nombre

We have had a very long and hard winter here in the Pacific Northwest.  Since the first week of December we’ve been hit with winter storms about every four days.  Every type of frozen precipitation has fallen from the skies: … Continue reading

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Like A Heart Attack

I have felt an overpowering somberness and seriousness fall over this country that I call home.  The buffoonery that keeps coming out of the nation’s capital each and every day has all but squashed any and all little happinesses that … Continue reading

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Woodstock, Live

A few weeks ago, during one of the many snow storms we’ve had this winter, I heard a loud “WHACK” at the bedroom window.  I walked over, saw little feathers plastered to the pane and knew we just had a … Continue reading

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It’s A Beautiful Thing

When I saw today’s one word prompt I wish I could say that my first thoughts were of the intricate beauty of a Faberge egg, or the ethereal light captured in Monet’s Water Lilies series or the sublime simplicity of … Continue reading

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Someday My Prince Will Come

Too many of us girls have and had been raised on the Disney paradigm of “one day my prince will come” thought when it comes to our place in the greater scheme of things.  Who didn’t wish to be Snow … Continue reading

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Cold Bony Fingers

I don’t know if the snow from last night’s storm is so much clinging to the sides of the trees as much as having been sand blasted on due to the wind.  It was definitely a winter wonderland that we … Continue reading

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