Category Archives: Young Adult Fiction

Young Adult Fic­tion

Reset My Life

Some days you just want to hit the reset but­ton. You know what I’m talk­ing about. You over­slept or sim­ply woke up on the wrong side of the bed. Your feet hit the ground and you know you’re in for a doozy of a day. Then, as you head out into the great wilds of…

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Time

Have you ever just stopped and thought about how much we waste? I have to admit I hate waste of all kind. It’s one of my pet peeves. Dri­ves me bat­ty! There are lots of dif­fer­ent things to waste. First thing that comes to mind is food. Have you ever gone into one of those…

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Depth of Character

Have ever just stopped and thought about snowflakes? It’s an incred­i­ble thing. Togeth­er they are a mass of white fluff but indi­vid­u­al­ly they are unique and indi­vid­u­al. Not one is alike. That’s like peo­ple. If you look at a crowd at a sport­ing event it looks like a throng of mov­ing, breath­ing bod­ies. I went to…

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You Are the Captain of Your Vessel

I think sail­boats are beau­ti­ful to watch. I’ve nev­er actu­al­ly rid­den in one. It’s on my buck­et list to go sail­ing so some­day I will. I think they are fas­ci­nat­ing, peace­ful and grace­ful. But what is tru­ly amaz­ing is that such a small thing as the rud­der can deter­mine where the boat goes. The mas­sive…

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Embrace Each Moment

Have you ever wished your life could be like a movie? You know what I’m talk­ing about. The soft music in the back­ground. The intense music, when appro­pri­ate, to set the mood. The script­ed per­fect words for every sit­u­a­tion. Let’s not for­get how fast they can get from point A to point B. The ris­ing…

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Life is Like Art

I’ve always enjoyed art. Paint­ing, sewing and craft­ing have been some of my favorite pas­times. I love to cre­ate some­thing beau­ti­ful and won­drous out of the ordi­nary. Not that all art is pleas­ant to look at. I once went to a World War 2 remem­brance art show. Wow! Tough stuff to look at. Heart wrench­ing…

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