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"I suppose if a man has something once, always something of it remains."

The entire day, I didn’t see a single person that I know, kind of by choice. That was my Thanksgiving in New Orleans in 2014. I had just gotten back into town and a few people had invited me to their Friendsgivings, but they all seemed like pleasantries rather than a strong desire for me to come. 1,614 more words

Narrative Nonfiction

#France: President Hollande confirms two Frenchmen in Islamic State video | #ISIS

Members of the Islamic State jihadist group, among them a jihadist believed to be French citizen Maxime Hauchard (R), also known as Abu Abdallah al-Faransi, are shown in this video still released November 16, 2014 by Al-Furqan Media… 314 more words


Mothers and Grandmothers

Yesterday was a tough day: my daughter-in-law’s grandmother’s funeral: GIGI -short for great grandmother passed away. Every time the organ played, I wept, memories of my mother rushing in and filling me with sadness. 1,594 more words