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For the Week of June 25, 2017: "You Gotta' Have Friends"

A friend is someone who likes you.
It can be a boy…
It can be a girl…

These are the opening pages to Joan Walsh Anglund’s beloved little book,  1,092 more words

Expressive Writing

Family stories

“But there are those stories that I have only heard whispered close, mouth to ear, …”

I’ve always wanted to delve into my family’s past and uncover the stories I know lie in wait.

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Family History

Sometimes, You Just Have to Cheat

So, once again, I was stuck.  Not the “I don’t know what to do” stuck, but the “I know exactly what happens next…how do I write that?” stuck.   113 more words

Life & Writing

TOKEN Magazine Issue 2 - Call for submissions

TOKEN Magazine is calling for submissions for Issue 2, and this time we have a theme – BODIES. This can be interpreted as you wish. 201 more words

Call For Submissions

The falcon cannot see the falconer ...

Vanessa Redgrave as Mrs Dalloway — the most hopeful image on the Net I saw all week — many thanks to Sixtine for this one… 2,689 more words


Learning to live with ourselves

I’ve been doing a loooot of inner-thinking lately. Since I became single I simply have too much time to think about myself. Even though I also had plenty of time to do this while I was in Scotland –and later on while I was travelling–, the truth is that my mind had more important things to think about at the moment. 649 more words


For the Week of June 18, 2017: Remembering Fathers

He wasn’t hard on us kids,
never struck us…

He used to sing in the car

bought us root beers along the road.

He loved us with his deeds. 1,138 more words

Expressive Writing