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A Hippo Happening
The Lazarus Motel had remained in the family for three generations. While its looks had faded, it was impeccably clean and often full ...
Ask any kid in town and they’ll tell you McDougall Mansion is the spookiest house in the neighborhood. They’ll also tell you that all ...
Shorn of Plenty
The crew set down their bikes and slowly inched toward the fence, each kid wanting to be furthest behind. Once close enough, what they ...
What am I?
Tabitha silenced her alarm for the 10th time, flopped out of bed, and shuffled to the bathroom. She squinted, rubbed the sleep from ...
The forest was fragrant in that woody, musky way that reminded him of his childhood. It had been years since he last visited the cabin ...
Dressed to Impress
Mildred rolled over in bed just enough to read the digital alarm clock sitting on her nightstand. When she saw how late it was she ...
Pineapple of My Eye
Jared woke to the gentle sound of soft thuds on his roof. He stumbled out of bed, roused his cat Jinkies, and went to look out from ...
A Baby and Some Bath Water
Everyone piled into the car and took out their personal items. Seat buckles clicked. Snacks crinkled. A destination was set: Door County ...
A Forest of Franks
In the end the reports were wrong; the storm had been devastating. There wasn’t a wall standing of Green Lake Elementary. The children ...
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