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"Simple it's not, I'm afraid you will find,
for a mind-maker-upper to make up his mind."
- Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel) » Read
By Kenneth Wright
Thoughts on my retirement after 37 years of teaching English to female Japanese college students at a college in Kyoto, Japan.
By Georgina V Solly
Everything you need to know about luck.
Short Story | Updated Aug 17, 2014 | Reads: 22 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Sometimes we discover we are not on the same page as our significant other...then to our dismay, realize we are not even in the same book...
By Jessie Johnson
A grandfather clock is delivered to a retirement center. Soon after the residnets and staff start dropping like flies.
Short Story | Updated Jun 25, 2013 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
This is a story about two married brothers who place their old father into a retirement home whilst he pleads with them not to...and the old man goes blind with grief....and then the two brothers are visited by torment...read it.....
it is about youth and old age
By Shannan Browne
One day reality hits...
James used to be a Superhero, but four years after being caught, beaten and left to die, he is a shell of his former self. Seeing a counsellor, but still drinking, James starts to find his feet again, and starts to believe in what he did. Reacquainting himself with the costume again, how...
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Welcome! Things are bustling at the Mary Stuart Riley Home for People of Advanced Years and you are the newest resident. If you were thinking about quietly entering your twilight years, think again. Boxing matches, ex cons, Olympic hopefuls, cannibalistic fish,...
By R Calligan
"Moments" is one of many poems and flash fiction stories I've written describing my feelings and experiences working in senior living facilities. Many of those experiences were happy and joyous, even funny at times, yet some were gut wrenchingly sad. This one describes what I felt one day...
Poetry | Updated Apr 1, 2012 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
By R Calligan
Christmas is a story that unintentionally became a toy box of emotions and elements. It is a mixture of truth and fiction, humor and tenderness, frustration, humility, embarrassment, and vulnerability. It is a story of a man who begins working in a retirement home, and is put in charge on his...
One day, an 81 year old man breaks out of the Retirement home his children placed him in, and goes out on the Town!
Some hummor, some serious. Enjoy!! (:
Short Story | Updated Mar 3, 2012 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Simon Arthur
This is story is based on my life except that the theme for this story is the letter R.
By Liz Watson
Mother, in her retirement flat, writes notes to her milkman.
By Devon Pitlor
On the eve of the JFK assassination,an old woman tells a strange story. Inspired by the Dana Drive series, which was started by the immortal "Grace" on a board elsewhere.