Posts by tomlacascia

No Greater Love

By on Oct 11, 2016 in Fiction | Comments Off

During the early stages of a very serious romance, my girlfriend Ann and I took a trip to St Augustine, Florida, to visit friends.  We included a side trip to the Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, the area discovered in 1513.  After an awesome tour of the park, we rested on a bench and sipped a cool drink. Across the path from us was a makeshift sign that read: WATER FROM THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH $.39 LIMITED QUANTITY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE Next to the sign sat a shabbily dressed middle-aged gentleman. A large dog rested its chin blissfully on the man’s...

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