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The "Ache" For Home

For Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop this week, I chose this prompt:

3. “The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned” ~ Maya Angelou.     237 more words

Days At Home

The Big House

I remember when the house was big and we were little.

A big house.  A lot of family.   More little people than big people.

Cowboy stew. 776 more words

Life Chatter

old home

it is the back
of my grandmother’s hands,
her veins,
the way they lean into
her skin, as if they cannot
remember what it means to… 84 more words

Of All The Simple Things

I like it

These are the things we learn to like about ourselves because we have to. Rice and beans, the heat set to fifty five degrees in January. 105 more words



Share Your World – 2015 Week #4

Where did you live at age five? Is it the same place or town you live now?

I lived in a very old house in Queens, New York, when I was five. 266 more words


J. Cole Uses Home from Childhood to Give Back to Community

Hip-Hop artist J. Cole has been making waves with his latest album that dropped last month, Forrest Hill Drive. Now he is making noise for a different kind of reason Forrest Hill Drive is the street of his childhood home that he,his mom,and his brother moved into when Cole was young. 40 more words


Notes on my recently rediscovered (and recently shredded) college-era checks

By Matthew E. Milliken
Jan. 6, 2015

I’ve spent most of the past two weeks visiting the house outside of New York City where I grew up. 1,900 more words