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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 5

The taste of Cailleach's potion still lingered on his lips and churned in his stomach. He felt the celestial elements attaching themselves to him on a cellular level. They bound him. Kept him prisoner. He'd sent his legion out to the underworld's far reaches, but they were trapped right along with him. He stretched his… Continue reading Ostara Rising – Episode 5

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Ostara Rising – Episode 3

Vipoig’s kingdom was fortified and strong. Cailleach noticed over the last six lunar cycles how well his land and its people prospered under his protection. She admired how her king took care of his people and how they took care of him in return. The village flourished in this symbiotic relationship. The dwellings were a… Continue reading Ostara Rising – Episode 3

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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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Ostara Rising – Episode 1

The air wet with a gentle mist that wasn’t quite rain or snow covered the ground. In the soft darkness, the veil split. The night’s slumber disturbed with a cataclysmic flash of light where shadows receded and returned once more. A primal force rocked the land on its plates but didn’t scar the earth. In… Continue reading Ostara Rising – Episode 1

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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