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The Undisputed Champions of Texas, Part 15

Aspen thought it was adorable the way Tex kept coming up with lame excuses to stop by the café to talk to her.  It was usually a question about what day or time she wanted him to perform, or whether … Continue reading

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Greater Expectations

“I’m going to give you two conversation topics,” Holly explained.  “You get to choose which one we talk about while we enjoy this beautiful view.” Aaron smiled and took a sip of his Snapple.  “Kind of like a conversation roulette?” … Continue reading

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The Undisputed Champions of Texas, Part 14

Tex had never minded winter.  What he hated, however, was how things so quickly went from colorful and merry during the holiday season to dark and dreary once January slowly inched closer to Valentine’s Day than New Year’s Day. He … Continue reading

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Bruno Ain’t Never Gonna Change

I received some bad news on the quest to become a published author front today, Modern Philosophers. The publishing company that requested to read my manuscript sent a polite, personalized rejection email today.  They stated: “Unfortunately, it’s not quite right … Continue reading

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Now You Don’t

It was a sunny Sunday in Maine.  The best friends sat on their favorite bench next to the river. Aaron had already declared it Sweaty Sunday, much to Holly’s disgust, because of how profusely he had perspired on his morning … Continue reading

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The Undisputed Champions of Texas, Part 13

Four out of five people in the hospital room looked utterly exhausted. Champ sighed heavily in his bed as he continued to replay his inexplicable time jump/near death experience in his head.  He muttered to himself and kept checking his … Continue reading

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The Undisputed Champions of Texas, Part 12

Champ stared at Tex in stunned silence as he weighed the secret his friend had just revealed. “Your parents were murdered?” he finally asked.  “Why is this the first time Champ is hearing about this?” Tex shrugged and slumped slightly … Continue reading

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Red, White, & Birthday

“So what are you getting America for its birthday?” Holly asked with a sly grin on her beautiful face. It was the Sunday before Independence Day, and the best friends were seated on their favorite bench next to the river. … Continue reading

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The Undisputed Champions of Texas, Part 11

Champ enjoyed working at the bar in the morning before it opened for business.  As much as he was a people person, he liked being alone with his thoughts and able to get tasks done in silence.  It also afforded … Continue reading

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Run And Tell The Angels Champ’s Not A Time Traveler

I made a surprise bonus post of my latest serial last night, Modern Philosophers. By now, many of you have read chapter 10 and contacted me via all forms of social media to share your thoughts.  All those comments mentioned … Continue reading

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