CHERISH EACH MOMENT FROM THIS SEASON AND SEASONS TO COME

Artwork by Ellis Wilson, "Funeral Procession" As much happiness as the holidays may bring, sadness sometimes follow from the absence of those who are no longer physically here to share in those occasions. For me, I miss my mom every holiday—really every day. She has been gone now for 11 years, this coming December 26. … Continue reading CHERISH EACH MOMENT FROM THIS SEASON AND SEASONS TO COME

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Dinner on Friday Nights Going out to dinner on a Friday nights have become nightmare. Long waits for tables, the food quality terrible and the prices for a family to enjoy a meal is just too high. Granted, I love when I can take a break from the kitchen every once in awhile.  Usually when … Continue reading

DNC’s Short Story Series Presents: “Complicated” – Chapter Two: Skye

Originally Posted on The Chronicles of DNC Wait before you begin, make sure you’re caught up… Chapter 1: Tina ***********FOR MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY******** ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. THIS SHORT STORY OR ANY PORTION THEREOF MAY NOT BE REPRODUCED OR USED IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER WITHOUT THE EXPRESS WRITTEN PERMISSION OF ME, DNC! NOW ON TO THE … Continue reading DNC’s Short Story Series Presents: “Complicated” – Chapter Two: Skye

DNC’s Short Story Series: “Complicated” – Chapter One: Tina

A quick #FridayRead from my new short story series.

Enjoy!

The Chronicles of DNC

***********FOR MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY********

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. THIS SHORT STORY OR ANY PORTION THEREOF MAY NOT BE REPRODUCED OR USED IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER WITHOUT THE EXPRESS WRITTEN PERMISSION OF ME, DNC! NOW ON TO THE READING…

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I hold tight to my tear-soaked pillow, wanting the sun to set again, but it’s too late. Morning is here and reality is in my face.

His arm wrapped tight around me is supposed to give comfort and protection, but it doesn’t. His loving embrace is false. A mask. A deterrent to his truth. And foolishly, I let it stay in place. Maybe because I’m too scared to move it. Maybe it’s because I don’t want to get up. Or maybe it’s because I want to wear the mask too.

If I could rewind time, I wouldn’t. I want to act like yesterday didn’t happen. Like the argument was just a bad…

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