Category Archives: Children’s Stories

‘View of the eagle’

Soaring upon thermal currentswith a breathtaking view of all. A majestic, taloned bird of preyscreeches out its warning call. With mighty six foot wingspanand razor sharp sense of sight;the eagle glides over the valley.Her feathers gilded by sunlight. Movement is … Continue reading

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‘Confession of a landlubber’

Let me tell you all a true story of woe. About a month ago, my son and I rented a canoe at a local state park. Despite the muscle cramps, sunburn and numerous other ailments of 'the great outdoors' it … Continue reading

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‘Between the boughs’

Deep in the woods grew a grand old gnarled elm tree with countless boughs and a massive, forked trunk. It's twisted roots dug deeply into the subterranean soil. It's outstretched limbs reached all the way up to the very top … Continue reading

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‘The threat of rai…”

   “I hate to say it, but it’s startin’ to look a lot like r….”    “Shhhhhh. Don’t even say it! We don’t need that sort of atmospheric death, looming over our heads.”; Sandy exclaimed harshly. “Maybe it’ll blow on … Continue reading

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‘The veil has been lifted!’

   The man stood before his mirror in bitter determination. He had tried pills, potions, and smelly ointments. He had purchased so-called ‘miracle science cures’, and every whispered rumor or remedy. He experimented with foolish ‘disguising haircuts’, ‘hip’ hairstyles, and … Continue reading

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‘Host’

    “So, how exactly does this thing work?”; The reporter asked. While his cameraman focused his lens on the subject of the news story, the producer pantomimed off-camera for Richard to ask more informative questions. He nodded back that … Continue reading

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‘Morale compass’

We follow a morale compass,  to track our floundering fires. With a needle aimed at hope, to lift our confidence higher.  All paths point to acceptance,  with validation as ‘true north’.  Never again allow naysayers to determine your self-worth. It’s … Continue reading

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