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The Hangman's Daughter Chapter 45 & Epilogue


Isabella seemed to not even notice him, and ran out into the field of dust. She could feel the grains of the dead on her bare feet like sand but she paid it no mind. 4,347 more words

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As I’m finishing up in high school, a part of myself is excited for my next step in life. I feel ready to tackle the next challenge that comes my way and prove myself worthy of a successful future, but then there’s also a part of me that frets over the possibility that maybe my future won’t be as glamorous as I dreamed it to be. 222 more words


Beautiful Xiaoliuqiu

Having a March 23rd birthday is a curse in the American northeast. By the end of March, everyone is feeling grumpy and fed-up with cold weather, and everyone is so busy no one feels like celebrating. 1,900 more words



Never blamed life for my desire.
Her job wasn’t to accommodate,
her job was to hire.

I couldn’t make it to work.
Nothing would work. 30 more words

Mental Health

Be your narrative

Does anyone remember the year 1998? It was the time of adolescence and the emergence of a powerful tool called the Internet. I still remember growing up in the Middle East, how this service that seemingly connected you with the world made its way into our lives. 814 more words



Commission: L. Mccool

Watercolour/Ink on canvas board – Framed


Spotlight ON: Music and The Brain: A Call to Action, a Southern California Radio sponsored community event

By: Vernon Nickerson

On Sunday, January 25, 2015 a typical sunny and warm Sunday California winter afternoon, I had the pleasure of being in a standing-room-only crowd at the Crawford Family Forum, broadcast headquarters of Southern California Public Radio (SCPR) station KPPC, 89.3 FM, in Pasadena, California. 1,620 more words