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If America Were A Woman

In the futile attempt to find the true origin and original lyrics to The Hearse Song for use in preface to an essay on funerals I stumbled upon a dark poem of both gothic horror and romance. 141 more words

Human Sacrifice

I write because...

Why do I write? This is a great question and one that’s not as easily answered as I at first imagined. I started this blog because I had time on my hands. 1,073 more words


Stripper Girl

A guest post from Melissa Ballard:

Family history. Why would anyone waste their time with it?

In the summer of 1993, I agreed to do just a bit of ancestral research, at the request of my great-uncle. 720 more words

Writing Process

Wistful Wednesday

Once upon a time there were 2 sisters, called Storm and Skye, who were surrogate children to a nice lady called Alicia, who couldn’t have children of her own. 749 more words


Morning Journal

I am sure you have heard it a million times this week, but let me reiterate: I HATE DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME!

The main purpose of Daylight Saving Time (called “Summer Time” in many places in the world) is to make better use of daylight. 317 more words

Personal History / My Own Words