Found–Diamond Ring

Found–Diamond Ring

I’ve challenged myself to write a series of short-short stories of less than 300 words each. Here’s FOUND–DIAMOND RING. Enjoy. Karin found a diamond ring in the dirt along the path where she hiked most mornings with her dog. It was a spot where engaged couples come to have their picture taken in front of Boulder, Colorado’s famous mountain backdrop. Karin would never have engagement pictures taken here. Too...

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One Person and Two Acres Make a Difference

One Person and Two Acres Make a Difference

Last Saturday, the City of Boulder renamed the park closest to where I live. It was a big event with city officials, flags, a mariachi band, cake, flowers, a television news crew, and a huge plaque changing the name from Canyon Park to the Emma Gomez Martinez Park. Emma was there –85 years old –dressed in purple –leaning on a cane –smiling (clearly pleased with the honor) –NOT passive.   Everyone who knew her,...

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My Dictionary Definition!

Ok, I’ve spent way too much time trying to tell my story. I should have looked myself up in the Urban Dictionary!!! 1. Boulderite A general class of people similar to the Hippie, who live on a diet of fruits, nuts, granola and other organic foods. Often liberal in thinking and very much into outdoor activities. They can be distinguished by their economical yet functional vehicles and their equally functional attire. Name is derived from...

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