Category Archives: Writing

either poems or short stories

Annie’s Bicycle

Annie always wanted a red bicycle, that is, once she outgrew her twenty inch sea-foam green one, but back then, there really wasn’t much selection. Girls’ bikes were blue; the boys’ bikes were red with a bar, but first, she … Continue reading

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May 2017’s Reads of a Pedometer Geek

This pedometer geek hasn’t written much in the past month or so. Well, at least, not here on my blog. I have shared a post or two of others’ writings, but that is about it. I’d like to claim that … Continue reading

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I ink, therefore I am: A short story

Mara B., a friend of mine through the now defunct Red Room writers’ site (which I still miss, but I digress), suggested that she’d like to read a short-short of an event described in a poem I penned a couple … Continue reading

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A Different Way of Seeing

I wrote this several years ago, and it was published in the anthology entitled On Being a Pharmacist: True Stories by Pharmacists, compiled and edited by Joanna Maudlin Pangilinan and J. Aubrey Waddell. It was published by the American Pharmacists … Continue reading

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Small stone: eggnog

Thick, creamy liquid (the color of fresh-churned butter) in crystal tumbler, Rich with a touch of nutmeg (and auld lang syne).   -nancy brady, (updated 2016)

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Annie’s Snow

A new story about Annie and her love of snow (and no, this is not a desire to rush winter). Annie’s Snow It was a winter of snows upon snows; a winter of snowmen, of snow angels, and of snowball … Continue reading

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Annie’s Apology

Another short story from the archives. Hopefully, a few new stories like Flying Lessons will be written and posted. In the meantime: Annie’s Apology In fifth grade it seems as if girls and boys go through a stage where they … Continue reading

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