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Interested in writing?

If you enjoy writing and feel that you want to share your skills, enjoy light banter and camaraderie and the willingness to be open to discussion and critique why not come to our monthly New Horizons Writers Group meetings? There are no dues, just a commitment to attend meetings with regularity and purpose. We’re a…

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Cooling off Bob Hirt Our society is moving at such a fast pace it’s sometimes difficult to keep abreast of the newest things, such as Pokemon and fantasy football, among others. Some children are now learning to swim by age three, sometimes earlier. That, of course, is a wonderful safety measure for all families, despite…

New Horizons Writers’ Group

One In, One Out Bob Hirt Drugs in our society are here to stay and the world knows it. I am referring to illegal drugs – drugs that stimulate, hypnotize, sedate, cause euphoria, eliminate pain, and generally cause an unreal existence on a daily basis. Sadly, there are people all over our society who are…

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Judgement ground? No! Bob Hirt The gate is usually open; mostly there’s no gate at all; all the secrets of every departed soul quietly reside there: in Forest Lawn Cemetery and in all the checkerboard-like plots in every land. all the memories, all the happenings, sit closely guarded under cold, hard stones that cannot speak,…

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Assert yourself, young man Bob Hirt Having been brought up on a large dairy farm with a couple teams of draft horses was a good experience for us kids. Those gentle “plugs,” as my Dad called them, were anything but a challenge. Billy and Sally were the gentlest animals one could ever imagine. If you’d…

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A “Currant” Affair Bob Hirt When little Charlie came in to the animal hospital he was wrapped in a blanket; not that it was cold, he was just unable to walk in under his own power. It all started at the beginning of a vacation for his owners, Mr. and Mrs. William Gillespie. They started…

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To Be or Not Bob Petrucelli It’s midnight on the Grand Central Parkway in New York City. A 60 year old man, obese, six feet tall, dressed in a Brooks Brothers overcoat and vested suit is standing on the ledge of the bridge crossing the highway. There is very little traffic because it is Thanksgiving.…

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Lucky me Bob Hirt We lived in a small village, population 3200, in Western New York State and it had all the characteristics of many small villages nationwide; a couple of gas stations, a restaurant, a bank, an insurance agency, a barbershop, a dentist, two doctors and of course, a funeral home. The pace was…

Interested in writing?

Bob Hirt If you enjoy writing and feel that you want to share your skills, enjoy camaraderie, and the willingness to be open to discussion and critique, why not come to our monthly New Horizons Writers Group meeting? There are no dues, just a commitment to attend meetings with regularity, and purpose. We’re a small…

New Horizons Writers’ Group

What I Hoped For: to Aaron, the North Acre of Tara Trace Gary Rose Beyond those 12 fir trees we planted, in such a straight line, was an acre set aside for the future. I had hoped, in my mind, that someday you could build a house there and live with your own family (even…