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Trying Times
By Patricia A. Oplinger
Friday, January 28, 2011

Rated "PG" by the Author.

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Mamma and the twins square off.

TRYING TIMES

A plastic smile didn’t conceal the harried redhead’s anger. She jerked around to correct the pair of twins within arm’s reach. Her heavily-laden grocery cart slammed into the heels of the lady ahead of her in line. Disaster.

When the woman’s ankle-length gauze skirt caught in its wheels, Patty wiped a sweaty hand across eyes laden with dark mascara. She grasped for composure.

A raspy “Shut up, you two,” escaped from between her tightly-pursed bright red lips. Eyes cast toward heaven, she inhaled deeply and exhaled an extended sigh.

Twin grins sprouted. Today Mamma was no match for my sister and me.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Reviewed by J Howard 5/22/2011
poor mamma-i love "twin grins sprouted." thanks for sharing,
jch


Books by
Patricia A. Oplinger



Scattered Rainbows

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Circle of Life Trilogy Audio Book s Volume I, II, III





On the Tip of My Tongue





Women's Voices of the 21st Century: Experiences That Shape Women

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Circle of Life Trilogy Audio Book Vol. II







Gifts by Helen Vandepeer

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The Danged Swamp! by Richard Mason

Richard and John Clayton stumble across a moonshiner's still deep in the swamp. The Danged Swamp is Volume 4 in the Richard, the Paperboy series. The Danged Swamp..  
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