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The Boozy Book Club – Episode 5

Greer May Comes with a PCS Surprise May 5th Nothing beats a surprise. I smiled as I pulled up to temporary lodging at Maxwell Gunter Air Force Base. My new duty station was just outside Montgomery, Alabama, and I could’ve burst with happiness and excitement. I was so damn giddy. How I got the top… Continue reading The Boozy Book Club – Episode 5

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The Boozy Book Club – Episode 4

Ellie The Search Begins The glow from my laptop illuminated my office as I sipped from a glass of elderberry mead and scrolled through my newsfeed in the dark. With my hand on the mouse and stemware cradled to my chest, I hovered over Facebook’s search field and clicked. The cursor blinked at me and… Continue reading The Boozy Book Club – Episode 4

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The Boozy Book Club – Episode 3

Tuesday, April 15thEmail from Mom From: Ellie KavanaughTo: Greer KavanaughSubject: Plotting husbands and daughters should beware! Dearest Daughter, I have a bone to pick with you. Imagine me tapping my foot with crossed arms because that is what I’m doing in my head right now. It seems you and your father have been talking, discussing…… Continue reading The Boozy Book Club – Episode 3

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The Boozy Book Club – Episode 2

Greer December – A Week before Christmas My flight arrives at the Atlanta International Airport on a Monday and true to form, my mother makes it in time to greet me at the gate. As I approach, I can see a huge neon green sign through the partition. She always makes sure her signs have… Continue reading The Boozy Book Club – Episode 2

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The Boozy Book Club – Episode 1

What do you get when you mix my mother with booze, books, and a new city? Well, I wasn’t too sure of the combination when she first told me about it, but I had my reservations. My mother, Ellie Kavanaugh, is a force to be reckoned with! I’m Greer, her only daughter. I’ve been adulting… Continue reading The Boozy Book Club – Episode 1

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Ostara Rising – Episode 2

Arawn cradled the tender flesh left exposed by Cailleach’s blade. His suspicions confirmed in the jagged wound that slowly healed. Only a primal deity who possessed the ancient powers could inflict such harm. Not once did she falter in her concealment. He studied her and learned her movements and habits for millennia, but she had tricks of… Continue reading Ostara Rising – Episode 2

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Hobo Willie – Episode 7

Afterword I base my little tale on the actual life events of my grandfather, Wilburn Elliott. The Elliott characters in the story are all real, and I used their real names. However, the other men who appear in this tale are all fictional people I created to fill in the gaps in the story. You… Continue reading Hobo Willie – Episode 7

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Hobo Willie – Episode 6

Filled with nervous anticipation, Willie scanned the station. His focus scattered as he looked from face to face, hoping one would be familiar. People bustled everywhere. The troupe glided through the crowd of pedestrians, each man searching for anything out of the ordinary. Tobias lifted Willie on his shoulders to get a better view. “Anything?”… Continue reading Hobo Willie – Episode 6

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Hobo Willie – Episode 5

Willie walked across the desert, day and night, sticking close to his road companions. His whole body felt like mush. He couldn't remember exactly when his feet went numb, but he kept them moving. It's not so easy to start back up once you stop. It's best to dig in and keep walking until you… Continue reading Hobo Willie – Episode 5

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Hobo Willie – Episode 4

Universe Fog Color Nuances Kosmus Lighting Galaxy Tobias woke the next morning as the sun started to light the sky. The men packed up camp and hopped the first westbound train. They taught Willie the ways of the rails—the difference between a bum, a tramp, and a hobo. A bum was a no good, dirty,… Continue reading Hobo Willie – Episode 4