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The Time I Got Schooled

There are times that are imprinted on you, like the sun bleaching out a piece of fabric and the whitened outline displays a color saturated shape.  1,138 more words


L.A. Lust by Yanina Spizzirri

This city, this big sprawling dream of a city, mighty and misunderstood Los Angeles, is often defined in terms of tired cliches and sweeping generalizations. Soul-less and a-historical L.A., they say. 1,304 more words

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Accidently To Launch

It all may have started on the banks of Toppenish Creek, Washington back on October 5th, 1855. An Indian agent was shot and killed while investigating the retaliatory murder of a gold miner who raped a Yakama woman and stole horses from their newly established treaty lands. 1,061 more words


Memoir- Born A Crime

Lucky for me I keep finding memoirs that are un -put -downable. This week I have thoroughly enjoyed the memoir Born A Crime –Stories From A South African Childhood… 467 more words

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How Reading Helped Me Make Peace with Infertility

When I was very young, perhaps three or four, I used to run down the hallway of our little ranch house clutching a doll in my arms, reenacting a scene from Kramer vs. 3,197 more words


Waheeda- The Poor and Smart Woman #A-ZChallenge2018

Waheeda had twelve children. When I met her she was expecting the thirteenth. Her eldest daughter was 14 years old and Waheeda herself was 28 years. 578 more words