What if Santa is a woman?  What if the idiotic Elf on the Shelf is a girl named Julie instead of a boy named Jack?  What if Mary Magdalene was the 13th Apostle?  Sigh, I apologize for this last question, …

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Madeline slammed the bedroom door against the door wall and dramatically glided into my room.  For much of the afternoon, I had been lost in contemplation.  The day before, a friend had threatened suicide.  She lives thousands of miles away …

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Please Note: Name and Locations have been Altered to Protect the Confidentiality of People Mentioned Below My day started well enough, or at least it started like any other Monday.  I woke up, glared at the clock, winced at the …

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The Monster’s Daughter is the brilliant tale of a vampire’s daughter and it can be appreciated on many levels.  For those fans of the Vamp-genre, this novel contains some of the most chilling descriptions of blood lust I have ever …

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Questions from Ben after getting off the school bus: “Did you get me anything new today?” “No. I was sick.  I got you some cheese.” “Can I have some?” “Yes.” “Will you cut it in half?” “Yes.” “What’s wrong with …

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