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Absolutely horrified by news today from my school friend Ruth. Her mum passed away 2 months ago. But the news today was inexplicably sad. Ruth’s dad dropped down yesterday and died from a heart attack. 259 more words

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The Player II

When I wrote The Player, someone challenged me to write a female version. So, here is my attempt.

It is early in the evening. You are seated in your room. 1,141 more words

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Some Thoughts on Thanksgiving

So I do this every year.  Usually I talk about what I’m thankful for, but currently my mind is not headed that direction.  I think I’ll just talk about my Thanksgiving this year. 388 more words


An Old Man and Happiness

An old man lived in the village. He was one of the most unfortunate people in the world. The whole village was tired of him, he was always gloomy, constantly complained and always was in a bad mood. 135 more words



The carcus is in the soup kettle, along with vegetables,

To make turkey soup, turkey enchiladas, and sandwiches.

The feast was yesterday, a fine meal with a friend and family. 267 more words

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Julia Margaret Cameron: Victorian Photographer in Ceylon

Benita Stambler, an original essay for Thuppahi, but also pointing to  a Special Exhibition in London on Julia Margaret Cameron with photo of Cameron being the Thuppahi touch from… 986 more words

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