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Literary Corner: The Collector

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: The Collector

“Beautiful, isn’t it?” Carla sidled left, allowing the tweed jacket behind her to move closer to the Strad. “The Spanish Court,” Carla said. “One of only thirteen Stradivarius violas left in the world.” “Are you a collector?” “Unfortunately, no,” Carla answered. Then she noticed the man’s picture next to the plaque that named the viola. […]

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Literary Corner: The Barista

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: The Barista

“I’d like a triple grande mocha Frappuccino with extra whip, please,” said the girl wearing track pants and a fitted t-shirt with the words “No Probllama” stamped over a picture of a llama with sunglasses. “I like your shirt,” said the barista as he typed in her order. “Thanks,” she said, smiling brightly at him. […]

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Literary Corner: The Lighthouse

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: The Lighthouse

The lighthouse stood empty on its rocky promontory, looking sightless out over the sea. It had been decades since its beacon had warned sailors of the basalt monsters that crouched beneath the waves along foggy shorelines, waiting for inattentive helmsmen to deliver their pound of flesh. Most of the coastal lighthouses no longer operated, but […]

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Literary Corner: Transform with Confidence

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: Transform with Confidence

About the Book In “Transform with Confidence” (available on Amazon), readers are introduced to a thought-provoking process for developing personal leadership skills, managing life’s transformative moments and creating the type of world we all want to live in. Included, is a mix of educational information coupled with practical exercises that focus a reader on identifying […]

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Literary Corner Flash Fiction: No Trespassing

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner Flash Fiction: No Trespassing

“Come on, Amber,” Charlie said. “The sign is barely there. If they really wanted to scare us off, they’d have put up an electric fence or razor wire or something.” Amber peered into the brushy undergrowth, but the trees obscured her view. There was a track that led off into the gloom, like Charlie had […]

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Beaverton Senior Life: Dementia & Senior Care Training Offered by award-winning senior care agency

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Senior Life: Dementia & Senior Care Training Offered by award-winning senior care agency

By Christina Lima A Beaverton agency specializing in the home care of people wishing to age in place will offer free classes in the proper techniques of caregiving. A growing field, caregiving has become increasingly complex as individual needs and settings vary, said Christina Foutch, clinical director of Home Matters Caregiving. “Lives are improved when […]

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Literary Corner: Swipe Right

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: Swipe Right

He should have known better than to swipe right. He had known better, in fact. The entire time he’d been composing a witty introduction, he’d thought to himself, this is a bad idea, Todd. The post had sounded too good to be true, and so, of course, it was. But it hadn’t had the usual […]

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Literary Corner: Long Winter Nap

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: Long Winter Nap

Blue and red lights illuminated the underbellies of snow-filled clouds. Fat flakes streaked from sky to pavement, lining Clyde’s ears and nose with cold and wet. He sneezed grouchily from his hiding place beneath the hedge. People rushed in and out of the blue house. He was pleased he’d managed to escape before they’d arrived, […]

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Literary Corner: Jade City by Fonda Lee

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: Jade City by Fonda Lee

About the Story Jade is the lifeblood of the island of Kekon. It has been mined, traded, stolen, and killed for — and for centuries, honorable Green Bone warriors like the Kaul family have used it to enhance their magical abilities and defend the island from foreign invasion. Now, the war is over and a […]

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Literary Corner: Nightmare Hotel

| October 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: Nightmare Hotel

“Hello, this is the Nightmare Hotel. How may we frighten you today?” “Oh, um…my brother texted me this number?” “Ah, yes. Daniel Eaton, I presume?” “Yeah. This is, uh…this is a hotel?” “Correct. We provide a range of services, from jump-scares to torture chambers. We’ve received numerous industry awards, and enjoy a four-point-five rating on […]

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