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stood

She stood on the top of the stump, and surveyed her kingdom. The dolls were thrown in clumps and heaps around the sandbox. Three paper kittens, battered and worn, were lined up to attention. She was in charge, no matter what her brother had said. But where were her shoes?

» Posted By Tori L. Ridgewood On 08.19.2010 @ 11:46 am

saved

She was saved! The boat was coming closer – she could see faces now, as she bobbed up and down on her small round floater. She had drifted so long after leaving the buoys marking the beach, she had feared being caught up in one of the major ocean currents and never making it back to land.

» Posted By Tori L. Ridgewood On 08.15.2010 @ 7:12 am

flashback

In the opening flashback, the boy next to her reached over and took her hand. She was flustered, and flattered; how does one deal with an unexpected hand-holding? Unfortunately, the moment was blown a few seconds later when the girl sitting next to him discovered his errant move – as the next scene started in the film, popcorn flew all over her from the box upended over his head.

» Posted By Tori L. Ridgewood On 08.10.2010 @ 9:34 am

fences

Instead of building fences, Cheryl decided to plant flowers. Tall ones – sunflowers, calla lilies, flowering bushes. That way, her neighbours would know the boundaries, but not be afraid to talk. And her cats would have a place to play.

» Posted By Tori L. Ridgewood On 08.04.2010 @ 7:51 am

nun

The nun pressed a loaf of bread into my trembling, dirty hands. I looked up into a severe, yet kind face, shadowed by the black wimple. Her eyes were sparkling, and suddenly she smiled. It was too much.

» Posted By Tori L. Ridgewood On 08.02.2010 @ 7:31 am

miles

It took a thousand miles before I felt better about the choice I had made. The road flying by under my wheels, the birds wheeling in the air, the music blaring out the open windows – when I saw the town sign flash by, I knew I had made the right decision. Finally. But would they also understand?

» Posted By Tori L. Ridgewood On 07.30.2010 @ 1:22 pm

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