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The Grass is Always Greener Where You Water it

How many times in our lives have we put our love and our hard work into something and it not work out the way we expected it to? 828 more words

Three Reasons I Could Stop Writing Memoir But Won’t

By Ronit Feinglass Plank

I had been writing fiction and wanted to try nonfiction, so I began with personal essays. I didn’t think memoir was for me; in fact I was deliberately avoiding it. 1,174 more words

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Three things you should know about me

I live to discover

I live to create

I live to cultivate 

I’ve always felt like I didn’t fit in anywhere. Either, I was too cool or too nerdy, too sporty or too prissy. 520 more words


Family anecdotes (Pt. I)

I feel that I should write about my grandmother. She is my father’s mother and she is around 72 years old. Almost all throughout my life I didn’t pay much attention to her. 668 more words

50 Seconds of Creativity!

“Gosh! Am late again. What excuse do I give this time? Flat Tire? Noo, that’s too flat an excuse. Traffic? I have already used it more number of times than I am licensed to. 708 more words


Power Couples, and the Strangeness of Place

In 2007, two loves came into my life.

The year before, I met the woman who would eventually become my wife, the one I called my One Great Love. 1,823 more words