Disguises Revealed

Year after year they show up at my door; pirates and princesses, vampires and witches ~ all seeking charity.  They come with empty sacks and full hopes that the treasure they pursue will be found on the other side of the door. Like others in my neighborhood, I’ve already anticipated their knock and familiar plea […]

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Wish You Were Here

The postcard was written with glowing enthusiasm.  On the picture side, a tropical paradise had been professionally photographed, enabling the sender to convey the wonder of her surroundings.  I know. I was the sender. An offer had come months earlier from a benevolent friend wanting me to go with her on an all-expense paid trip […]

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