AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Judith Mays, iBurton Pines, iHarry and Elizabeth Lawrence, iTerry Vinson, iSuzanne Tabor, iWalt Hardester, iAlan Brenham, i

  Home > Cultures > Stories
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Sponsor Me!
· Success story
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· Blog
· 7,838 Titles
· 41,508 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Before 2003

Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Ransomed
by Derek Flower

Based on a true story, this fast moving whodunit tells of the kidnapping of a leading French idustrialist while he is holidaying in the South of France. Who planned it? ..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Boundaries of Exile / Conditions of Hope
by Albert Russo

BOUNDARIES OF EXILE/ Conditions of Hope by Albert Russo and Martin Tucker   A primer on exile through stories, poems, and essays   A personal and pass..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members





Share    Print  Save   Become a Fan


Annike's Journal. (Second Entry)
By Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Rated "G" by the Author.

Share this with your friends on FaceBook

Annike Terggen writes in her journal upon arriving home from her doctor's appointment.

5 August, 2008 (Tuesday), Ivalo, Finland~

Dear Journal~

Terve!  Miita kuuluu?  Kiitos hyvaa!

This is Annike J. Terggen writing; hope this finds you well.  I just got home from seeing my fibro doctor; he says I'm doing fairly good.  Must be; the medication he's given me has seemed to have helped the pain somewhat.  I'm able to function better than I was before I started taking the medication.

The only thing is that the drugs make me stupid-headed.  I sometimes feel as though I'm esconced in fog; however, it's better than hurting all over, not being able to function because the pain is so bad!

The weather here is thundery, rainy.  Very miserable.  Not fit for man or beast; it's a good day for soup or hot tea!  Or playing on the Internet all day or writing letters.  :)  We don't get thunderstorms that often here in Finland, but when we do they can be quite frightening.  I don't like thunder or lightning; never have, never will.

I wrote to a lady in America (Tennessee) who's a friend to Sari.  Sari has met her several times; she's the one who told me about her.  Anyway, the woman is a nurse, and she and her husband have taken in a whole bunch of children, most of them disabled, into their home to raise as their own.  I hope she writes me back; I can always use new friends!

I don't have children, but I love children.  If I could, I'd adopt a child in need of a home or a family, but I don't think my body could handle the demands of raising a child.  So I remain childless, single.  I am not looking for a significant other, but it would be nice to have a male friend, even if only for companionship, instead of my buddies, most of whom are sick or have chronic health problems, just as I do.

I have been reading a good book by Tim LaHaye, called "Left Behind".  It's very riveting; I can't put it down, it's that good.  I will have to check out the other books in that series; I am a regular bookworm!

I guess I inherited my love for books from Mother; she was a children's librarian before she retired.  She worked in the library for over 30 years; the kids just loved her.  I can see why; Mother has such a soft, easygoing personality that makes her a regular magnet for children.

Maybe today sometime I'll hear from Elke or Racheal, my sisters.  I wish I could see them more than just on holidays; we are extremely close.  And it helps having them here whenever Mother or Papa take ill!

I love it when my sisters come because they bring their kids, and they're like my own children.  I love spoiling them! LOL  (Racheal has two daughters--Zara, 15, and Ericka--13; meanwhile Elke has three sons:  Peiter--17, Reiker--14, and the youngest, 10-year-old Ollaf.)  The children are always sending me things they've made in the mail or videos of them singing; they are extremely talented.  I am very proud of them.

Well, KittenKat, my kitty, is meowing again, so I'd best go, see what's up with the little furry beast.  I will write in here again soon; take care, and until later, Nakemiin!

~Love, your Finnish friend, Annike Josephine Terggen. :D


Want to review or comment on this short story?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Jon Willey 8/9/2008
-- I don't believe I have seen this character before -- very interesting perspectives shared of a little girl in a far off land -- may thunder and lightning stay far away from your land too -- JMW
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 8/6/2008
Karen your stories tell and teach, thank you dear for sharing.

Newfie hugs are on the way, Rose
Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat 8/6/2008
A little girl that takes what life gives her and stays upbeat. Well written, Karen
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 8/5/2008
Karen
You have a way of bringing your characters to life, thank you for sharing
In Christs Love
Michelle~
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 8/5/2008
Karen,

Your characters come alive in your words, they are believable. Well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 8/5/2008
You make your characters seem so real Karen, enjoyed the journal entry very much.


Books by
Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado



with a little help







The Woman Who Never Wore Makeup by alex canton-dutari

Throughout the story the parallelism between daughter and parent is portrayed to understand the frequent emptiness of children born out of wedlock in Central America...  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


RomaDiva - photography by Albert Russo by Albert Russo

photography by Albert Russo and poetry by Eric Tessier, Albert Russo, Daniel Michelson and Sébastien Doubinsky, in English, French and Italian..  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.