MeetJessica Dunton Fidalgo
Jessica is a former stage actor who now has a real paycheck, health care and 2 strapping Yankee kiddoes. She’s lived in NYC, Chicago, and DC but prefers a Maine crabcake above any other.

From the mind of Jessica

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Lurking: Sometimes You Don’t Need a {Mirror} to See Yourself

#tbt to our Mirrors prompt. Rachel and Dimitri have an unwanted lurker, tracking their every move as lovers. And though his motivations may be sub-human, he knows more about them than they do.

Jessica Dunton Fidalgo
September 21, 2022
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Drunk {Emails} from the Shades Valley Elementary Capital Bowl: A Rivalry Gone Wrong

Drunk emails are never a good idea. Add in some grievances about an elementary school Capital Bowl, and you’re just asking to get fired.

Jessica Dunton Fidalgo
September 9, 2022
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Back When Kids Rode Their Bikes for {Popsicles}

These days, kids don’t ride their bikes alone. But the more things change, the more they stay the same. Ice cream and race relations at the corner store.

Jessica Dunton Fidalgo
August 16, 2022
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Never a {Day Off}

Maureen has been taking care of her grandma, whose memory is fading fast. It’s a daunting responsibility, and you never get a day off.

Jessica Dunton Fidalgo
August 1, 2022
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Here’s to all of the freedom.

Jessica made a choice. Now, with all eyes on an imminent Supreme Court appointment & how it may affect Roe v Wade, she’s making a choice to share her story.

Jessica Dunton Fidalgo
May 4, 2022
Lifestyle, Politics
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The Baby Monitor: There Is No {Winning}

Two parents wait by the baby monitor as their newborn cries. The books say it’s time for the baby to self-soothe, but CAN’T YOU SEE THE BABY IS CRYING?!

Jessica Dunton Fidalgo
March 11, 2022
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The Unthinkable Has Happened: Coping with a Vegetarian {Thanksgiving}

Thanksgiving at my in-laws is great, except for one tiny thing. OK, so maybe it’s not a tiny thing. It’s a major thing. There is no turkey.

Jessica Dunton Fidalgo
November 24, 2021
Lifestyle, Prompts
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Lightening

Laney tries to help the new girl fit in at a new school in a new country. A story of beauty, youth, and moustache bleach.

Jessica Dunton Fidalgo
October 5, 2021
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Cinnamon Buns, Coffee, and Deception: She’s Such {a Sucker}

This is the first time we’ve seen Aimee so happy and so alive since her divorce. But looks, words, coffee, and cinnamon buns can be deceiving.

Jessica Dunton Fidalgo
June 15, 2021
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