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Empty lots at dusk
Mice pick dry pods in the dust
We’ll pick pods from shops

Unearthing the Stories Within

I’m not sure exactly when it happened, but lately I’ve begun to feel invisible. At 53 years old, my natural brown hair has a funky flair to it. 518 more words


Buddy: How A Rooster Made Me A Family Man - by Brian McGrory (2012)

What happens when you join together a newspaper journalist who has always loved big-city life, with a veterinarian who has two daughters plus pets, and wants to leave the big city? 155 more words

Biography And Non-fiction


Small, perfect towns often hold the deepest secrets.

From the outside, Essie’s life looks idyllic: a loving husband, a beautiful house in a good neighborhood, and a nearby mother who dotes on her grandchildren.

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Sad weekend for Territorians as iced coffee runs short

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Where the hell did you go?

I’ve thought a lot about writing a book about what it’s like to be in my 40s and childless around all my life-long friends who are new parents. 1,233 more words


Voting in the burbs

This morning I was reminded of how embarrassingly archaic our voting system is. Polling environments and practices are deplorable and many of the volunteers seem to lack basic skills for the operation and completely disregard the value of anonymity of the voters (perpetuated by the State’s indifference perpetuated by the Country). 995 more words