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This is a rather humorous attempt at an autobiography. Pretty much everything in here actually happened, to the best of my recollection. Enjoy! PS: The picture is really me from my 1957 Bitburg High School yearbook. The person who took it left it in the developer too long and overexposed… Read More

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This is a memoir of my experiences with black people over the past eight decades. Read More

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Another unnatural disaster effecting and changing my community brought on by Global Warming. Read More

#life, #pain

Reflections on technology's possible role in human loneliness. Read More

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I was asked in my college English 101 class to write about a time in high school that was a struggle for me. I decided to write about something I never talked about.. it was time to be honest with my peers. Read More

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In this short essay I consider some issues around teleconferencing software such as Zoom, and the good and not so good possibilities offered, using song lyrics by a United States former R & B band of the 70's and 80's called Fat Larry's Band and their song Zoom. Read More

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Your core values should define who you are, but should also provide the boundaries between right and wrong. Read More
An essay contemplating using metaphors the internet as an amusement park taking place in another dimension, discussing with examples how this operates. Read More

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This is an essay written for a research project in my nursing program. The project asks us to write about a movie depicting mental illness, and to speak about the relevant DSM-5 criteria. Following the essay, I've included a letter written to the commissioners of justice in the state of… Read More

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Similar to Thomas Paine's "Common Sense" published in 1776 which helped inspire the American Revolution, this short, easy to read pamphlet explains why another revolution is likely in America - and how it can be successful. Read More

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August 18, 2020

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This is a essay of encouragement to a generation that has to overcome the greatest hardships since the great depression. Read More

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A recounting of my experience surrounding my boyfriend's death. Read More

#loss, #death

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This essay describes my observation of what was and is occurring in this world as we speak, and towards the end I analyze of what I think the future might entail. Read More

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I describe in the essay what I observed in the media and social media platforms a couple of years ago, and I threw in some information I received from reading Rand, Hayek, Dice, Alinsky, Marx, Engels, and Hegel. Read More

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With the ongoing travel restrictions, a previous international jaunt is remembered. Read More

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The Corona virus is unnecessarily destroying our economy. This essay states the facts of the situation as of end of July 2020. Read More

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August 06, 2020

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An essay about Twitter giving some reasons and thoughts on why it has become a place of chaos and disorder, especially more so in 2020. Read More
This is a short essay on the problem of price gauging by some online retailers of new and used books--especially as it relates to college textbooks. Read More

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A look at America in 2020 Read More
Understanding Arizona summer weather and its annual monsoon. Read More

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This is a look at President Trump's career in order to understand what motivates him. Read More
This is the foreword from my published novel, Remember A Day. This narrative opens the story of a man facing the passage of time in his own life. This one thing common to us all... nothing lasts. Read More

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We have a turn of event in the United States today that is setting the stage for eminent failure if something isn't done about it. The really sad part of this senario is that most Americans are not willing to look beyond their lusts, or for that matter, the end… Read More

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An essay considering the complex nature of calling people you interact with on the internet your friends. Read More

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To each their own Read More

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July 16, 2020

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Watching the skies Read More

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July 14, 2020

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A quick assessment of women and why they date who they do. Oh hell, they hardly have a choice. Read More

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A short examination of AO Hirschman’s thesis and its application to current events Read More

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Picture from pixabay. Read More

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Images: pixabay.com. Read More

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It is with great sadness that I tell you that this is a true story. Read More

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This personal essay is about my love of books. Read More

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Grumpy personal narrative. I am not bitter- just a tad acidic. Read More