Category Archives: Children’s Stories

‘Secret grotto’

For most people, the quality of their eyesight diminishes as they grow older. It’s just an unfortunate effect of old age. This decline normally occurs in a gradual, subtle way which isn’t obvious to the person. Sadly that wasn’t to … Continue reading

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October 31st 1978

  When I was in the six grade, I spent the night with a classmate on Halloween night. Unlike my family that lived in a subdivision, Ronny’s family lived out in the country. We donned our dime-store costumes and headed … Continue reading

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‘Every night is halloween’

  To his dismay, the storm cellar doors were wide open again. He didn’t remember opening them but there they were; propped open as big as day. There wasn’t anyone else around who could have done it. He was alone … Continue reading

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‘Sara jumped out the window’

 “Sheesh! What is that thing?”   “I have no idea. It’s just crawling up my pants leg.”; Aspen remarked. “It’s not a spider. It only has six legs. Spiders have eight.”    “It has to be a spider. Look at … Continue reading

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‘Joy is the key’

Somewhere in the world, a man that isn’t free; finds solace in his success. whatever it may be. He builds up an empire, in ways he can see. What he doesn’t realize is that joy is the key.

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‘Wishing well’

  The village wishing well accepted coins of all sizes and denominations. Any hopes and dreams fulfilled were completely unverifiable and mostly symbolic. Each offering filled up the water level a little more. Ironically, this left a little less space … Continue reading

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‘High pedestal’

 “Ok! Ok! I get it. You are excited but what exactly does your augmented reality thing do, Mr. Parker?”    “Please, call me Walt. As I was saying, it’s only natural for small animals scurrying about to fear much larger … Continue reading

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