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Diaries from Suburbia (Chapter 2)

What it takes to make a home

Dear Diary,

I sit here in a vacant chair at a strange airport, feeling the weight of dirt and grime of three continents on my skin and hair. 1,750 more words

Author

Only 90? A Review of G. Eric Francis' “90 Things That Irritate The Sh** Out Of Me, Or Just Make Me Frown”

I can only speak for myself when I say that there are many things that cause us to become angry, annoyed or just plain frustrated. And sometimes it’s the smallest, most inconsequential event that will trigger an outward expression of said discontent, which will often times make your usual calm demeanor seem semi-homicidal. 357 more words

Book Reviews

Winding Down

How does one wind down a life? I see a man, it pains me to say old man, sitting on his chair, in his small living room, most of the furniture is gone now, and there once was a large sofa, and several chairs, tables and lamps. 916 more words

Essay

Dewey's Readathon - April 2015 - Hours 4-5

I have now finished Brown Girl Dreaming.

This is such a fantastic book!

It is unusual in that it is a memoir that is written in free verse. 131 more words

Readathon

The 3 Minute Memoirs - Learn To Love Yourself

Apologies if I look a bit dishevelled. I was suddenly inspired to talk about the most important relationship any of us will ever have – the one with ourselves – and had to immediately film it! 20 more words

The 3 Minute Memoirs

Tiggers Don't Always Bounce

Posted in memory of Michael R. Fronheiser who died on 4-14-2001. I always wanted to get this published… But I never really knew where to submit it. 7,219 more words

Widowhood

A slightly edited memo.

I remember writing this a few months ago while drinking with my ninong at this nice bar in Lagro, Route 21. I highly recommend that place because they have decent sisig and a live band that does old-school covers. 849 more words