Month: September 2016

FLASH FICTION

  SEPTEMBER 28, 2016 Bubba & Junior Part 3 On Willie’s Trail Bubba Lovejoy sat in the old school bus that served as the office of L&C Hauling, LLC, and opened the Nashville Tennessean. He turned to the sports section, and read an article bemoaning the sad state […]

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SEPT 26, 2016 Quote of Week “To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism. To steal from many is research.”   MY FAVORITE THINGS Winchesters, Remingtons, and decoys of all kinds Johnsons and Mercurys and Labs in the blind Waders and goose down and ducks on the wing, […]

FLASH FICTION

SEPTEMBER 19 THE BOOK SHOPPE CHAPTER 2 Edward Oswald propped his feet on one of his desk drawers and leaned back in his chair. Martha Long, owner of one third of St. Charles Rare Books and Maps, had come in and told him that a wire transfer for […]

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September 19, 2016 Quote of Week “Light travels faster than sound. That’s why some people seem bright until they speak.” CHEROKEE GUMBO When I lived in Jackson, Mississippi, one of the rituals of fall was Sidney Earl Gunter’s gumbo cook. During the years between when Sidney Earl ran […]

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SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 FLASH FICTION   MISSISSIPPI GOLDEN GLOVES Erskine McLemore stepped off the bus, and waited while the driver unloaded the baggage to the pavement. He straightened his uniform, shouldered his duffle bag, and started the ten block hike to his mother’s house in Boonetown, Mississippi. The […]

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SEPT 12, 2016 Quote of Week “We never really grow up; we only learn how to act in public.” AUTUMN IN ALABAMA I noticed the big dogwood tree in our backyard had begun to turn that rusty color, and the sunlight seemed to have a golden hue. Fall […]

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SEPT 7, 2016 THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! Several weeks ago I asked all of my regular subscribers to recommend As I Like It! to their friends and families. Thirty five of my readers liked it and passed on the emails, resulting in nearly 100 new readers. […]