JDaaris Moppet

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JDaaris Moppet

Stories by JDaaris Moppet

She had just turned eight, less than a month prior to meeting “the creep” as she calls him. She is an adult now, in her early 30s, and...
As I browse Expedia.com looking for inspiration and adventure, I’m reminded of our last foray into parts unknown in our quest to explore the...
I am pondering what I like about being a Floridian as the temperatures hover in the upper nineties in late mid-morning, and sweat beads on the brow...
Some say I have sinned. Certain fundamental friends of mine have caught me dancing. I think, since I was dancing by myself, the sin is less severe...
I’ve decided to tender my resignation. This is not a rash decision; it is one I’ve been reflecting about for quite a while, especially...
Even though I read the local food editor’s columns with slavish devotion, my culinary masterpieces this season have been more suitable for...
We have now entered the season most dreaded by me and my compatriots of housebound workers otherwise known as IEAHs (invisible employee at home). Say...
The season is over, and our team lost. While sitting in the bleachers on Friday nights, watching the faithful play ball, I have fantasized about what...
Having been fortunate enough to attend an “Avian Flu Summit” about two years ago, where not only state and local authorities offered...
I’m a matriarch. Hard to believe I’m the female head of a budding dynasty, but I find myself mothering a brood of ten (including my own...
As a child and adolescent, I despised the holiday season. I know there are thousands of members of the same subculture from which I came that...
I love to watch old movies. The films made in the 1940s, 1950s, and some of the 1960s’ movies create a nostalgia in me that cannot be...
Though in the past I have made the mistake of promising treats, I now offer a collective apology to anyone expecting Christmas goodies. Here’s...
Sometimes I must return to basics in order to appreciate what I have, who I have become, and where I have ended up to this point in my life. I...
I am devoted to eBay. On a whim, while “cruising” the Internet, looking for and thinking about hard-to-find items I’d like to own...

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