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The Sprinkler

The Sprinkler

There was always the sprinkler. On super hot days, the sprinkler was seen more as an “at home” amusement rather than something to use for watering the lawn. 113 more words

Daily Painting


Gladys smoothed her apron over her ample, middle-aged hips and glanced around her immaculate kitchen, mentally ticking off her various tasks. The roast was all ready to pop into the oven and the timer was set. 849 more words

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Finding a place to journal write the things I need to write about. Finding a place to think about the things I need to think about.  355 more words

Suburban Living

Epiphany of Blessings

I just had an amazing epiphany as I struggled to sit down, by myself, and have a few minutes of silence. I spend 8 hours a day feeling stupid every 5 minutes because I’m FINALLY training and learning the “meat” of my job. 633 more words

My Mother the Pet-sassin

My Mother The Petssassin

I had a pretty awesome childhood. I’ve never denied that. I had loving parents. I grew up in a good home with minimal trauma and did most of the things suburban kids do. 2,293 more words


July 4 in Suburbia

This past weekend I hopped on a train like I often do and headed home after much debate about whether or not I should stay in the overpopulated city to see the fireworks. 232 more words

Living In NYC

'We don't need another narrative.'

There was a time when he had brought her coffee in bed. He had, while she slept, ground the beans, heated the water, mixed the grind in the glass jar, and, after it had sat for a few minutes, pushed the French plunger down gently. 212 more words

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