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Archive for February, 2016

February 29th, 2016 by

Rest in Pieces

by Abby Conner (contributing writer) I was sick of that ridiculous pumpkin. All it did was sit there and rot. It had been molding for a while; now it was starting to smell. Camille was my roommate. We had been roommates a grand total of three months when she came home with a pumpkin. There […]

February 17th, 2016 by

Hey! Watch This!

“Linda! Pull his license!!” bellowed Chuck’s daddy to his mother with his finger pointed at the guilty teenager. Chuck was 16 and the driver of the getaway car for a friend who smashed the mailbox of a girl who had recently broken up with him. In his defense, Chuck didn’t know what his friend was […]

February 16th, 2016 by

Wiley’s Song

Although the season was technically summer, the attitude was definitely fall. School was in session, the days were shortening, and football had returned. Even the gasping and grasping heat of August in the South had eased a touch, as if Mother Nature, too, were ready for the leaves to fall, as if she, too, were […]

February 15th, 2016 by

Nothing But the Blood

I noticed in the bulletin that my church was hosting a blood drive. I didn’t even attempt to give. Back in the day, the blood bank came to my high school a couple times a year. Students lined up to give blood. You got to go to the gym and talk to your friends. You […]