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The truth is, I had intended to abandon Reheated Coffee. Last fall, I started working on my application for MFA programs in creative nonfiction, which absorbed much of my writing time, but also started me writing more things that I thought I could never post on here. 551 more words

Growing Up

The Ghost Upstairs

Dear Mom,

One time, many years ago, you came home to a mini mystery: the small, outdoor wooden cabinet that held the Tupperware of dog food on the bottom shelf and all the pool towels neatly folded on top of each other above had mysteriously relocated itself. 1,093 more words


Time Doesn't Wait on Dreams

I am taking a break from talking about food today to share more of a personal thought or realization. Every blogger knows that the act of blogging is itself a journey, a journey filled with highs, lows, and all around new experiences thoughts, ideas, and realizations. 1,020 more words

Growing Up

In less than a month...

In less than a month I will turn 18, which means that I will legally become an adult. Now I know that in reality that doesn’t mean very much. 528 more words


if you are nice to them


I learned that being a friend, takes a lot of time and commitment. We always were together. Being a friend is cool. You have to listen to your friends. 47 more words


The Child on the Train Tracks

Let’s take a trip in time here, translated…

My elders told me, that I’d had a problem growing up: loved watching the trains, and enjoyed wandering off on my own.   316 more words

Feelings & Emotions

Pick a name, Any Name.


”Iawn Lei?” you’d say to me when I entered your kitchen.  With your fag in your mouth, the ash as long as the fag itself,  having not dropped at all.   216 more words