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Friday Fictioneers - 24 October

It’s Friday Fictioneers time and it’s good to have time this week to play. Check out the blog run admirably by Rochelle Wiseoff-Field to learn all you need to know about Friday Fictioneers. 129 more words

Short Stories


Years ago, I had it all. Life was good to me.

I had a loving, intelligent, handsome husband who was fun to be with. I had three beautiful children. 855 more words


What is this all about?

Fifteen years ago I won a Millennium Fellowship Award for my free Self-Esteem online counselling site. It ran for 10 years before I ran out of money to maintain it. 216 more words



These days I spend a lot of my time with people who are newly single, because of death, desertion or divorce.

There is a classic progression in all these cases from grief through anger to new strength. 977 more words


King and Country (1964)

I feel I need to add a spoiler alert to this review. While I try to not go into too much plot detail I do drop a couple of essential details into my fevered ramblings. 988 more words

1864 September 24: Atlanta Occupied — "There was something soul-stirring in that one long, loud shout of victory"

The following letter describes the Union entry into Atlanta and what they found.  It appeared in the September 24, 1864, issue of The Prescott Journal… 1,196 more words

Prescott Journal

Vanishing Marine Will be Tried on Desertion Charge

RALEIGH, N.C. — A U.S. Marine who vanished from his unit in Iraq and later wound up in Lebanon for eight years will face trial on desertion and other charges, the military said Friday. 515 more words