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The Pleasures of Vintage Ephemera: Eddie!!

I bought an old diary at a garage sale. Three years ago. For 25 cents.

I finally took a good look.

I can’t stop smiling. 40 more words

At Home In Upstate New York

Wisdom of youth

I believe in wisdom of youth. I believe that there’s are things we used to see clearly that are no longer within our sight. But we regard this loss of vision as having reassessed them as unimportant. 111 more words

Opinion Pieces

10 Reasons to Journal during Christmas

For the last 25 years, I have been telling people to write things down. I am not talking about shopping lists here. I am not even talking about listing your goals, dreams or objectives. 1,128 more words

Our Work And Our Workshops

How we cope with one parent who works away: Part Two

  Every morning and evening this week, Lenni has asked, “When will Mama be here?”  We do the countdown each time.  I tell her what day it is and how many days until Mama comes home.  351 more words

Simple Living

Short story - prologue

Keeping a diary was to all intents and purposes forbidden in my house when I was growing up. Or at least, it was severely frowned upon. 870 more words


Keeping a journal is a great idea

Dear diary,

Prepare for all of the bat-shit thoughts that are too weird to say out loud, with possibly, a brief look at what I’ve been up to in the last day/week/fortnight… however long it’s been since I last picked you up. 328 more words


The Boy with a Secret (Pencil)

Day 43.

This is a page from my journal from last year, 2014. I have kept a journal since I was fourteen years old. In my closet I have nearly all of them in a suitcase. 191 more words