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Mental illness...cracking the code

I live in a community of about 900 people. It’s pretty small. So small that most people can’t relate or comprehend that we call it a ‘town’, as it’s not really like a city. 418 more words

Mental Illness

My Small Town And Crime...

I am going into my seventeenth year living in my small town in southwestern Indiana.  It is a town of about 2,000 people and a county of 20,000.  532 more words


The Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows

It’s 1938 and America is in a depression. Layla Beck, spoiled daughter of powerful and wealthy Senator Beck, is being taught a lesson by her father – she must either marry the man her father has chosen or take a job with Roosevelt’s New Deal Federal Writers’ Project.  337 more words

Award Winning

Wasp Paper

Writing from the Writers Group this week. We’ve been doing this, but I can’t find the piece I used as inspiration.


What would a wasp say if it could write its little heart out on that huge scroll? 322 more words


Maritime Mary: Teamwork

In the words of John Donne,

“No man is an island,

entire of itself;

every man is a piece of the continent,

a part of the main…” 119 more words

Guest Writers

Painting for Meals on Wheels

Yesterday we had a great group painting at the Senior Center to benefit Meals on Wheels.  Our Senior Center has a wonderful staff who provide a hot meal for seniors each day as well as a variety of activities for them. 111 more words

Daily Painter

Word and Works

Today I got to write with the writer’s group I used to spend time with and it was just delightful! Schedules change and things happen to make it impossible to go… but then schedules change again and make it possible once more! 330 more words