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Ikoli (The prison punishment)

Raising kids is hard work. Parents are faced with a lot of decisions. What to feed the poor chaps so they can grow up strong and tall (or remain short like their parents…whatever). 1,222 more words

My Stories

Granddaddy's Recollections

In a hotel room in Colorado Springs, visiting my grandparents who were passing through.
Thunder rumbles the building, vibrating glass in the door.
Hail, rain, and snow sweep in sheets across pavement outside. 347 more words


Lost no more

This is Edward James Miller, my father’s father. I’m remembering him this memorial day, not because I’m sad… but rather because I’m happy. For 6 decades my father had loads of questions and some deep emotions about his real father. 298 more words

Free Stylin

I was nominated by Akanksha for the Free Style Writing Challenge. Here’s her post regarding the challenge.

This is an exciting challenge where you are given a topic to free write about…it is strictly free writing! 984 more words


Grandfathers can be pretty smart too, or, If you fall down, go to Grandpa

Last time we talked, I told you about how my grandmother outfoxed my ambitions to be a queen. Well, she wasn’t the only one who knew a thing or two about children. 733 more words

East Texas

What the Moon Saw

Author: Laura Resau

Publishers: Delacorte Press

Release Year: 2006

My Summary

Clara Luna’s name means “Clear Moon” in Spanish, but lately her thoughts have been anything but clear. 648 more words

Book Review

The meaning of 'got you'

When I was 11, Grandma told me I was adopted. No, it wasn’t an elaborate setup for one of her practical jokes, and she didn’t mean to tell me. 1,085 more words

Letter Writing