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Time flew

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I didn't realize until today that my fifth year had started 2 weeks ago. Then I got to looking at my stories and I noticed I hadn't posted anything in over a year.

Work for the past two years has been tough. I think part of it is because it's 3rd shift. Get home and I'll I want to do is sleep. Heck these past two weeks have been so hectic that I'm still tired and waiting for the day when my seniority date arrives and I got more vacation days. I so need a break.

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3 years and 12 months

So according to my account info, I've been here for well, we can call it 4 years. So in celebration of this, maybe I can get Through the years moving again. I have been lacking in getting any writing done and I really want to at least get Tracy and Hope's ranch back on track. So in the next few days, I may post three stories, one from each (Through the years, Hope's Ranch and the life and times of Mackenzie Somerset, mostly because I have a lot of plans for Mackenzie too

So cross your fingers and maybe I can get the time and drive to do this.

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leg update

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So I have had my MRI and while I did tear the hamstring, it isn't bad. I'm off of work for at least a month from yesterday. I'll try and get to writing while I have free time.

Not sure how the doc put it but it was a tear, but the muscle didn't retract. So some leg therapy and I'll be good to go

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hurt my leg somehow

Soi managed to tear the hamstring in my left leg on Monday, last week, not this. Thinking nothing of the pain, for which I have a high tolerance for I went on with life as normal, including 4 days of work, in which I outworked those half my age. Went to a walk in clinic yesterday and got told I tore it, so I took my first day off of work in 9 years (counting the other job) and caught up on my sleeping was gonna write, but computer chair is not comfortable

WL try to get some stuff out soon, since I may be off work for a few days

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An update on me

Can I say it now? I hate Christmas shopping season, and winter? I am still stocking the pet department of the store I work in, but since the rest of my crew hates to work and is trying to leave early each day, I have to cover other areas, like Toys. Love the toys, hate stocking them. We also spent two weeks cleaning up shelves that were overstocked, only to have another group put everything right back where it had came from. So work has been rough.

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The contest story is up

I have posted a story for hte contest, at least part one. The life and times of Mackenzie Somerset. I know I promised this almost 3 weeks ago, but life gets in the way.

As soon as I can finish it, Hope's Ranch and the next part to Through the years will be coming soon.

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The life and times of Mackenzie Somerset part 1


I hate High school. Just thought I'd make that clear. I hate it. Hate, hate, hate. I'd rather lick a dog's butt, then go to school. Heck. I'd rather have used tampons shoved in my nose. School sucks.

This is the story of a girl named Mackenzie Somerset. This is my entry into the back to school contest and yes, it starts out a bit different. But I'll get to the outing in part two

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Please note that Mackenzie is a more modern person that I have written. She is a bit foul mouthed, like some teens can get. The story is also writing in the first person, which is a big break from how I write, so the story will focus around Mackenzie.

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Through the years: Trials and tribulations of a preteen girl part 14

Tears started to pour from Tracy’s eyes and she began sobbing for now, out of fear. Fear of being taken away from her mother. The more she sat there, the more she wished she had never come with her mother. The more, meant more of the customers looked her way.

Eva had left the counter, as there were no other people at the counter. Even though she had questioned Tracy’s reason to be there, seeing the girl cry was more than enough reason to go to her rescue. She went to the booth where a now scared Tracy was. “Her mother is in the cooler, right now, grabbing more lettuce. She has the papers to show she is home schooled. Tracy has been here for the morning, but she and Grandma Leone were upstairs, doing her school work. Tracy came down for lunch and her mom should be off of work soon.”

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A return to Tracy at the deli. When last we saw her, she was starting to cry. And we return, before the next teardrop falls.

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An update and news

Work got bad, to the point where I was so tired, I was coming home and going right to bed. I tired to finish the next part of Tracy over the past two weeks, but at work it gets hard, with just 15 minutes and a half hour lunch. But i got it to the editors.

I was also setting up something for the contest. An idea that came to me one night. So yeah, got sidetracked. Hope's ranch has suffered too.

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Through the years: Trials and tribulations of a preteen girl part 13

Tracy is back! One again she has returned.

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No spoiler this time. Instead I ask that as you read this, you forget the Halloween one, for now. That was made as a look into her future. This is still back in the past, just a month before Disneyland. In fact this starts where the last one stopped, after her Tai chi class.

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for those who have been waiting... Tracy is back!

That's right. It's been since October, well, August and Through the years is back. Hope's ranch is almost done, at least the next part and maybe, just maybe, I'll try and post something tomorrow. I may drop to a post by the week schedule. Work has been hard and with our backroom at work, being like an oven, I have felt very off lately. Heck, spent almost an hour and a half in that humid room the other night, sweating like a hog.

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And we're back!!! Internet woes and more

So the internet connection issue should be over now. Changed from Frontier to Comcast Xfinity. So instead of using the 30 year old phone lines that are old and need replacing (At our expense) We are going with the wifi thingy from Comcast. And wow, got so used to slow speeds on the old service, this one is 25 Mbps and it's beating the socks off whatever it was we had through frontier, that was also $30 more. No contract on this.

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stl having issues with connections

Well I figured I would post again and let you all know the connection issues are getting worse. First of all, I hate Frontier. At first the connection came and went. It was more off than on. Finally it is just gone. Looking into Comcast. Not too sure. As for the stories, I'd teather my phone to a computer, but have gone over the monthly allotment of internet, so it is darn slow.

I shall post again with more news

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Hope's Ranch: Year one

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The sign on the street says just three words Hope's Ranch Academy but there is more than learning on the ranch. A mixing of people, in need of something they didn't, or couldn't get any where else. The symbol of refuge for those still outcast by society in large.

If they had been thinking about it, a copy of of the same lines from the sonnet "The New Colossus" would grace the sign as well, the same words that rest on the Statue of Liberty.

I am still alive

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Yes, I am still in the land of the living, but work has me jumping. I am working on both Through the years and Hope's Ranch. I know I've been horrible about updates, but I have been trying to build a buffer or stuff that is ready first.

Hopefully things will get better and I can dedicate time to writing.

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looking for a story

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I am looking for a story. In it there is a boh who is staying someplace else, as his parents are out of country. While at the other place. The son there picks on him so he goes to ride his bike and is hit and pinned under the car. He loses his male parts and a nurse keeps putting makeup on him in the hospital. Any ideas?

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well I'm still here

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I thought I'd leave a blog stating I am still around. Haven't written anything much over the past two months. Been busy with work. Also hit a roadblock with through the years and my days off have been busy too.

I will attempt to post something soon. I've been using my phone to use Google drive, so I write, when I can, at work.

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So a question of sorts

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I am still here, like I said last time. Its just work has been a drain, but one good thing about work is that for my lunch and breaks, I can read from the site....well, kinda. I mean not on their wifi because this site is listed as porn on their wifi.

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Of Snow, little girls and Angels: One year later

A look back into the life of Little Lisa, and her new parents, The Reeds.

This is a one shot story, checking in on the events that followed the story Of Snow, little Girls and Angels

While not filled with violence, the Caution is there for the mention of it.

Please note, this was put out before an edit, so I could post something for Christmas. This will be edited later for punctuation and spelling.

I am posting something today

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Well, I am still around. I am now working the pets department as a stocker, so when I go home, I am beat and I wanted to put this out a few days ago, but I was so tired. Now that Christmas will be over in a few hours, I have decided to get some things out. The first will be a check up on Lisa from my story Of Snow, little girls and Angels.

I am working on Tracy stuff and I know, people were not into the Halloween stuff, but I will show how things got that bad.

Tempted to put out a Tracy Christmas thing, but it may not be done until tomorrow or the next day.

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Still here

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I am still around, I've just been busy. At work we've lost all of the new people (4 in a month, 2 of them in just one week)and one older person. So I am working Sundays stocking the pets department. I have also been getting a ton of overtime, thankfully I can get my bills under control now. I hope that it all evens out after Christmas, but for the next few weeks, my schedule will change weekly.

I shall resume Tracy and Hope soon.

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Through the years: Halloween 1983

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This is kind of a one shot Tracy story, but will fit in when I reach October 31st of 1983. I have added some new people, and yes, Tracy will meet them in the coming chapters of Through the years. I have done my best to keep spoilers out, but this post focuses on her feelings in October.

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Hope's Ranch

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The story of a ranch in the hills of Northern California. A working ranch and school that serves as a safe haven for kids who identify as LGBTIQ and even some others who are in need of protection. More than that, it is a story of forgiveness, love and redemption.

looking for yet another story

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I don't recall much, other than the main character is able to switch from male to female, works in a store as a piano player and is the witness to a crime and the criminal is looking for the male side, but is hitting on the female side. Any ideas?

And it was on this site, I do believe, but I could be wrong

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Had a strange day yesterday

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So as you may remember, I got a new job at the end of July and started on the 30th of that month. Well about 2 weeks ago, they told us that we had to do an orientation thing, where they could tell us all about our job, show us where everything is and stuff like that. Like I haven't learned where all the stuff I need is at after a month there.

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Through the years: Trials and tribulations of a preteen girl Part 12


Sage was already outside and waiting for Brooke and Rachel to join her for the recess. As the two of them came over, they went to a side part of the playground, near the classes, but near one of the basketball courts. As they watched the boys play, Sage saw Yvette coming over to them and she warned Brooke and Rachel.

“Hey, like, um.....” Yvette sighed and she dropped the Valley-speak. It had been just a day or so since she talked to her cousin. She had wanted to take Heather and apologize together, But today Heather was sick, due to nerves of possibly being attacked, so that gave Yvette a chance to speak freely to people. “Can I ask you all a question? Please?”

At the word please, Rachel and Brooke's jaws dropped and Sage just blinked a couple of times. When they didn't respond, she asked again. “Please, can I ask a question? I know I've been...well, I've been a jerk, and I really am sorry about it, but I want to know something.”

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More of Tracy and those around her. A bit of fluff this time, but slowly adding to the story

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looking for a story

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I never got to reading it, but I wanted to. The only thing I know of on the story is it was on this site and had a picture of a little girl in a field of flowers, arms stretched out and her back slightly arched. if I recall right, there were several chapters, but I can't recall the name

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Well, I go in tonight

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My background check came back all clear so I had to do some paper work this after noon. Tonight, I get to go in and work on the computer, doing tests on safety, harassment and other issues and maybe get a crash course in the store. So wish me luck. I have been up since 6 am and may be up till 6 am when I get home.

So as a yay go me, I am posting a new chapter to Through the years.

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Through the years: Trials and tribulations of a preteen girl Part 11

“Vance, are you mad that you came down here?” Tracy asked.

He shook his head. Than he whispered. “Not really. I mean since Bruce stopped hanging out with me, I was bored. Jerry was there on the weekends, but other than that, I had no one. So coming down here, I can change that.”

“I miss Mary Beth and Emily May, plus Peter, but I think this is better.” She whispered. “More things to do.”

“A school that doesn’t know either of us.” Vance said in a whisper.

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Tracy, Vance, Maggie and a glimpse into a side of Sage's family, yet to be shown

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two down, one to go

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Well I had interview #2 yesterday. And while talking to the nice lady, I learned that I wasn't the only one that guy forgot to set up appointments for. Heck, he even sent people who were there for an interview home, so they had to return last night. I think it went well and they sent my app onto store manager, so now the waiting game for her to call me.

Keep those fingers crossed

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now that was embarrassing

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As some of you know, I have been looking for work and may have found a job that can work with me and how I really hate dealing with people face to face. I have applied for 3rd shift (or graveyard for you West coast people) GM (general merchandise) stocking at a Meijers near the house. For those who don't know, Meijers is a Michigan based company, like Walmart, but nicer to their employees, or so former workers have said.

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RE: Ragtime Rachel

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This past week, there was a message Rachel not being heard from in a While. I had actually asked Sephrena about her because I had heard nothing in some time and noticed she had not commented on stuff since January.

Well, I send a message to Rachel and got a response and she is still here. Now to hear back from Trapper

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About the Through the years

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I am still alive, but I have been busy. I have been searching for a job and not finding anything. I also don't own a car, so I walk everywhere. So when I get home I am tired and don't write. I also am running out of money, so my stress is starting to rise.

I will try and get something Tracy related out soon, but no promises. I have a lot of stuff half done, but currently going back over and changing stuff and also dealing with the thoughts that it may just be too weird.

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