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It was another day when Anjij (Ann-ghee) was born the daughter of Tug (Tuk), a fisherman for a community of Northern people with a lasting connection to nature. Read More

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April 29, 2021

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Let there be more time what makes this moment ever loved for our oneness. Read More

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April 18, 2021

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March 29, 2021

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The story of how I lost my belief in Christianity. A work in progress that has not fully been written yet. *Small content warning for a brief mention of suicidal thoughts. Until I add a bibliography, I'll put it here: [1]Andrew Newberg. How Enlightenment Changes Your Brain. Avery. 2016. Viewed… Read More

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March 21, 2021

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This is a simple untold need that requests us to be the acceptance of one family blessed as the reflections reflects us, we need to be grateful for everything so unknown. Read More

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February 22, 2021

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this is the life of ruby. she was born in 2020 and will live her life through the climate changes we all have been warned about. read about how she deals with it, and how she fights for happiness and trying to still be optimistic. will she survive? what will… Read More

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February 19, 2021

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This short biography highlights some of the memorable events in the life of my grandmother Gerica White. Her life spanned 87 years, having lived through the better part of the 20th century. ---- Joel Scott Read More

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February 14, 2021

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This is the story of a man's life. They are snippets from his memory You must be over 18 to read this story He has a good family and his life starts well. However, with one wrong decision, he is pulled into a dark world. This decision will cause abuse,… Read More

Chapter 2

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February 05, 2021

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first officially published on Scramble (https://cookthoughts2me.blogspot.com/) Xonfession-I dated November 28, 2020 (https://cookthoughts2me.blogspot.com/2020/11/xonfession-i.html) Xonfession-II dated February 5, 2021 (https://cookthoughts2me.blogspot.com/2021/02/xonfession-ii.html) Read More

Chapter 5

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January 26, 2021

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A story of a life from a woman that should have never been saved, the choices she had to make to overcome her broken beginning. Full of life lessons, hope and faith. The journey that wasn't meant to be, but somehow became her life told in a path of pieces.… Read More

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January 26, 2021

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'The Connect' is my book to my readers. It is my most selfless book and most personal book I've ever written. A book full of many different scenarios that happen in our lives complimented with a touch of my own personal experiences to ensure that the reader can connect with… Read More

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If you ever wondered what we folks wore in the 1990s ( in the US ) or if you just want to travel back in time to that decade that gave us such trends as grunge, retro and ultra baggy jeans, then let's go! Here I'll cover everything I saw… Read More

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January 17, 2021

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A new mystery for everyday ahead. Let such surprises bring new worthy refreshments. Read More

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During my Peace Corps service I chronicled my experiences via emails to family and friends. This book includes them and additional information that I didn't feel comfortable including in the original emails. If you want to know how the Peace Corps changed the life of one volunteer, or what it's… Read More

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I have always dreamed that I am someone else. That is why I have taken it upon myself to disappear. Read More

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December 29, 2020

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This book is about different types of people. I get into the psychological aspects of these people and why they make certain decisions. The reader may find that some people relate to themselves thereby allowing me to get personal with my readers. Read More

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December 17, 2020

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Story of a man who walked on the path of enlightenment unknowingly. Read More

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this is the tale of a woman, who despite everything she has so far experienced in life, still maintains hope that she can one day get her life on track and achieve the one goal she now has. someone who cannot decide if her life is better or worse than… Read More
A college girl balancing studying, working and battling an eating disorder and her journey to self-love and acceptance. Read More

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This is the grim chronicles of a third shift cashier, customer service superhero, and a corporate doormat. *This tale takes place eight or nine years ago. I worked nights at The GasHole for two years, and it nearly broke me. I can't even imagine what those in the Customer Service… Read More

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November 12, 2020

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Hotel Colibri, a luxurious establishment filled with peculiar occurances and rediculous situations. Let us look beyond the polished facade into the inner workings of the hotel. More specifically the work and misadventures of its employees. Read More

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September 27, 2020

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Experience the resourceful spirit of Clyde McCulley as he explores in memory his humble but adventurous childhood in rural Arkansas in the 1940s and 50s. Though flavored with the hickory smoke of a southern upbringing, McCulley's juvenile innocence and sense of wonder capture universal mysteries and dreams of childhood as… Read More

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August 30, 2020

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a girl lives in 11 foster care homes until she “ages out” when she turns 18. she injures her back and becomes disabled. she does not want her future child to enter the foster care system, and she goes to an adoption agency and puts her unborn child up for… Read More

Chapter 1

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August 22, 2020

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Clare is an average teenager entering into high school. She’s desperate to be accepted, while wanting nothing more than an escape from her reality. She finds safety and security in art and creative writing, but when she meets Sherry she’s able to combine her need for human interaction with her… Read More

Chapter 24

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August 16, 2020

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Memoir of my teenage years in Hawaii, names changed for various reasons Read More

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The first of four books sharing a lifelong love affair. Based on the letters I found written to me by my husband during the Vietnam War in 1971. Read More

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"Three months into your eighteenth and not even 6 months of dating. A bit young to get married. Hope this story will prove it worked out nicely i..." Read More

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June 12, 2020

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A 14-year-old German girl goes to work for her great-uncle at his portrait studio during her summer break in the summer of 1937. Read More

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June 03, 2020

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I guess I would like to give the world some sense of understanding of what it’s like to live and struggle with mental illness, addiction, abuse, sexual.. I don’t know how to name it. (It’s complicated). I guess partially unwilling promiscuity comes closest. If any of those aren’t your thing… Read More

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Watching Crew Dragon's successful berthing at the ISS on May 31 2020, and laughing at Musk's “Trampoline is working” joke I remembered another event happening a quarter of a century ago: In June 1995 the Shuttle moored to the Mir Station and during 3 years 7 American missions to the… Read More

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May 20, 2020

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In this captivating, humorous memoir, a son rises from abject poverty with a single parent Hispanic mother to become a lawyer. But gnawing at him throughout his life "like a simmering pot of water ready to boil" is not knowing his father. Finding Joe Adams is a biography that reads… Read More

Chapter 29

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May 15, 2020

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Get to know me and all of my intersecting identities. A lot of what I write is inspired by my own experiences and feelings, and the purpose of this book is to give you readers a sense of how my identities interact with my writing. I encourage comments and conversation,… Read More

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My name is William L. Ingram. That's the name I was born with. That’s the name on my birth certificate, but it’s not the name I grew up with or used for the first 21 years of my life. Finding Heaven In The Dark is the title of my award… Read More

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May 11, 2020

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This is the beginning of my personal story. Leaving my home country of El Salvador and coming to the United States as an immigrant. The short account of this trip describes the story we have heard over and over on the news. This is my version and it pauses with… Read More

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May 09, 2020

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A story of two women who are two generations apart. The elder woman struggles through life and enters her later years in a senior citizens high-rise apartment building, while the younger woman experiences several years of questionable conduct before returning home to begin a new and better life. The two… Read More

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Life-long friendship between two siblings. The younger sibling (the sister) helps her brother throughout their entire childhood years. And the brother finally gets his chance to repay her kindness by saving her (and himself) during a deadly snowstorm. Read More
Callers can arrive at one’s doorstep in the form of either heroes or villains, good or bad, likeable or dislikeable, intelligent or dim, rich or poor, healthy or beset with an ailment. Once I even played host, unwittingly, to a murderer! We all have our own stories, all unique. Mine… Read More

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April 13, 2020

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Bittersweet memories from my mostly unhappy childhood. And not necessarily in chronological order. Read More
Taiwanese indigenous writer Faisu Mukunana writes about her childhood, translated by Dr. Yao-Chung Tsao. Photo by Guillaume Briard. This excerpt is from her book Dear Ak'i, Please Don't Be Upset(translated by Dr. Tsao Yao-Chung) Read More