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This is a work in progress. Many chapters remain unfinished or unwritten. They will be added from time to time. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Revised history from our clueless leader Read More

Tags: history, revised

Bert and I took a drive to the hardware store, but I don't think that is where Bert wanted to go. Read More

Tags: history, stores, tools

A review of Taylor Downing's account of the endgame of the Cold War focussing on the events of a single pivotal year. Read More
Thought I'd stop ranting for a minute and post something people may or may not find interesting. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 10, 2019

A free-form poem for the hopeless romantics who still believe love lasts into eternity... Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

I generally stay away from specific politics, but I can hardly take it any more. Excuse the language but I am mad! Mike S - this is for you! Read More
Connecting the dots between the classical and modern worlds. Read More
In the Middle Ages, Alchemy was an early form of chemistry with the main intention of turning base metals into gold. This is a story of the blending of spirituality and science, and immortality sought by one man... Read More
Miners in Colorado in the early 1900's face hardship and animosity from mine guards. Read More

Tags: history, workers

[Historical Fiction] Back in 1969, A local teenage male from Norfolk, Virginia free wrote on his experiences in life, as he was currently serving the U.S. Army as an infantryman in Vietnam during the civil war between the North and South of the Vietnamese country. * For business, you could… Read More

Book / Fantasy

March 30, 2019

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The Booksie Classic House

A look at the small human tragedies of historical atrocities whose imaginable scale renders them abstract, and how they are ultimately reduced to ghosts in atrocity exhibitions. Read More
Phoenix is a 16-year-old Orphan in the Democracy of Mara Isle the day she is released from the Catholic orphanage who is run by nuns she is given a Ring. that was said to have belonged to her mother. she goes out in search of a family if she even… Read More
Miles we travel in one common faith we can furnish a home with peace forever as its blessing. This is the essence of my writings. :) Read More

Tags: home, history, new

Peace has reigned in Moorbia, due primarily to the tireless efforts of NOVA, the international body set up to arbitrate disputes. It has kept the peace for many decades and has avoided several major conflicts. But it has been a strained peace, like the calm before a storm, like a… Read More
Some cool things about Coin collecting Read More
In the last years of the tough and woolly land called Indian Territory, the outlaw Henry Starr rides roughshod. A native son of “The Nations” he’s more Scotch-Irish than Cherokee, but scorned by both. He never really wanted to journey west of the law, yet fate seems to insist. He’s… Read More

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"Well I certainly wouldn't mind reading some more of Henry Starr's ballad. Well written, gritty and full of Western atmosphere. I could almost ..." Read More

In the Office of Statistics and Probabilities, one agent sees a pattern that she is not sure that she should ignore. If it is a pattern at all. Maybe she is seeing the result of someone steering history by killing people that they don't want in charge. --- Who Knows? Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

A look into the life of Elizabeth Jane, who becomes alone three days after she's born. Raised by her Grandmother and torn from the only life she has known after twelve years, she moves with her father and step-mother to a new town. Elizabeth Jane becomes an introvert and only… Read More

Book / Poetry

February 25, 2019

Here is one of the poems from the collection "Elements of Life." I will submit a few from the collection as a single piece, allowing readers an opportunity to absorb and think about each one. Since these poems share a similar theme, I will put them together in chapter form. Read More

Poem / Humor

February 16, 2019

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The Poems House

Just having fun. Read More

Tags: memories, history

Book / Other

February 07, 2019

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The Booksie Classic House

War Story is a complex story that is based on my Parallel Worlds vision. This means that this story is set in our world as it can be, not necessarily what is or was. It is a work of fiction about a group of friends during World War II. Because… Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 13, 2019

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The Free Verse Poetry House

Everyone life has their own kind of history, relics of mind and object that some of us visit, others ignore. (Image by Pinterest) Read More

Tags: history

A group of people are sent to a parallel world with technological levels reaching the late iron age and early medieval age. They think it is a completely new world, but unknown to them it really is just China in the past. Although there is one major difference, Magic is… Read More
Here is my recap of the shape of 2018--not every part of it--and my commentary, or else there is little point to write it. I could just sit at home. Read More

Tags: history, 2018

Fred, Michael and Stephen meet the girls at a Christmas Parade in a parallel world where telephones haven't been invented. Then Fred and Debra come across a fire demon. How will Fred alert the fire brigade if there are no phones? Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 12, 2018

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The Free Verse Poetry House

Once traveling quieter attractions invited further pause as Time reminded us all of Nature’s part in preserving the planet’s history. Eroding air continues its contribution to the world’s chaotic threat to such ancient heritages. Read More

Tags: history

I have a theory. It goes like this. Everything we do is about death. Everything. From reading a book to eating to sexing (that’s a real thing) to sitting at the back of the class in school learning maths. From the day we are born to the day we die,… Read More
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