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Day 17: The First Book You Can Remember Reading On Your Own.

This is probably the first book I ever read on my own. Don’t ask me why I started with the third one, but I’ve never read the first or second. 86 more words

30 Day Challenge

My Childhood

As a shy child I happened to make friends with the bossy kid in the class. The fact was that I did not care that I was being bossed around, I had a “friend”. 272 more words



Once upon a time, in a faraway land, a young prince lived in a shining castle. Although he had everything his heart desired, the prince was spoiled, selfish, and unkind.

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A to Z Challenge Day 1: Ariel (the Little Mermaid)

My first alphabetical fictional character is one who was a huge favorite of mine growing up: Ariel, better known as “The Little Mermaid”.

I’ve defended Ariel (and the other Disney Princesses) before, but for today we’re going to ignore the people who like to complain about what a bad influence the Disney Princesses are on young girls and just pretend for a moment that The Little Mermaid is just a nice movie with nothing to complain about, because… 412 more words

Tracey Lynn Tobin Writer

My Maginot Line

by cheri

When the trials of the modern world, from that merciless stud V. Putin, to that ineffective flim-flam man B. Obama, weigh heavy on my mind, I look to the esoteric, to that impenetrable ┬áline like the Maginot that has been with me since my inception–that line of hair that defines my face, my bangs. 466 more words

Writing And Teaching

Looking Normal: Feeling Anything But That

I look normal.

I’ve cringed at looking so Wonderbread. I was teased about it a lot growing up. Every time we moved, after 4th grade, I was threatened by one girl that I was going to be beaten up. 344 more words

Narcissistic Parent