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Being born into a family of low income, uncertainty, and a few too many skeletons in the closet has always been difficult for me to get past; though I have tried not to let them, these things have defined my entire being in one way or another. 1,066 more words


Following my line


Don’t mind me. I’m another wannabe writer taking up a tiny fraction of the internet.
I needed a place to jot down my thoughts; they’re a little out of control as of late. 126 more words


A Tribute to My Grandmas...

I bow humbly to my paternal and maternal grandmas who were and still are two of the most influential women in my life.  I am what I am today because of what I have learnt from their life journey and would like to share small snippets of the same here.  2,800 more words

52 Documents in 52 Weeks #10 - William Charles Strait's Form SS-5

Person of Interest: William Charles Strait
Relationship: Grandfather

Source Citation: William Charles Strait, SS no. 146-10-5034, 03 December 1936, Applicaton for Account Number (Form SS-5), Social Security Administration, Baltimore, Maryland. 1,282 more words


The Washingtonville Tavern

My Aunt Mary recently passed to my father a collection of family photos. While many were some I have seen before, this image was entirely new and entirely wonderful. 225 more words


52 Documents in 52 Weeks #8 - John and Laura Repsher's 50th Wedding Anniversary

Persons of Interest: John and Laura Repsher of Analomink, Pennsylvania
Relationship: Great grand uncle and wife

Source Citation: “Open House Marks Golden Anniversary,” The Daily Record (East Stroudsburg) 825 more words


Grandma Faye.

She was carried down to the earth on the sun on a summer day in May.

And she was carried up to heaven on the moon on a cold, dark, night. 175 more words

My Poetry