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Flashback Friday: No More Long Locks

For my birthday this year, Ken and I decided to go with his workmates to their other co-worker’s family farm in Mexico, Pampanga. When we were on the road, they decided to ask anyone to share their earliest memory. 387 more words

Feels Like Home

Ed and my father still hadn’t pulled all the bolts off of leaf spring on the truck. They sat on the ground puzzling out how to get the thing out. 560 more words

Moving Day

Less than three years old
Standing tip-toe-unsteady,
on the neighbours’ old arm-chair. Green, I think.

Fingertips outstretched to the mantelpiece,
to the biscuit tin that lay there. 22 more words


What is childhood obesity?

Today, about one in three American kids and teens is overweight or obese, nearly triple the rate in 1963. Among children today, obesity is causing a broad range of health problems that previously weren’t seen until adulthood. 280 more words

Towel & Trough

I’ve been living out of home now for 20 years. I moved out of the family nest at 18 into a house I shared with a girlfriend. 949 more words


The Chronicles of Nonia: The Attack Scarf


“Come on Noni! Walk faster! We are going to be late!” her sisters chime. Five year old Noni and her two older sisters Beautiful and Gorgeous are walking to school with her like they do every morning. 662 more words