My Grandmother Ines Maude Smith would most certainly have disapproved of the crimes that took place in Tamworth during the month of February of 1908. I can see these sorts of things being discussed around the dinner table amongst the men, and I do hope that my female relatives were included in these community minded and engaging conversations. 110 more words
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My mother used to Facebook drunk at night, which is the contemporary equivalent of the drunk dial. In her footsteps, my sister drunk texts while sitting by herself outside her house on the patio, smoking cigs, polishing off a bottle of wine, listening to music from the 1970s that reminds her of our youth, and in the silence deciding it’s time to cry for help to whoever is currently at the top of her contact list in messenger on her phone. 564 more words
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Good morning, ma. Ermmm…please I have a situation here which I will like your advise on. I’ve been trying to get a job, just to support myself financially while awaiting the clarion call.
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I was amazed and laughing my butt off when I read this NPR article. I’d never heard of this, but apparently this is something that’s been going on in some form or another for many years. 309 more words