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Memoirs of a 1970s secondary school teacher Read More

Tags: humor, school, memoir

self discovery and heartbreaking confessions of a middle aged man Read More
A middle-aged man is about to retire. Like a lot of us he has always wanted to write that novel and soon he’ll have the one thing he’s always needed, plenty of time. He only has to wait a few months. But then his mind keeps drifting back to his… Read More
A young 6 year old boy gets tormented with the small corpse of his beloved pet, by evil boys. Read More

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Reminiscing about my time in the Service Read More

Tags: memoir, okinawa

On some days I am upset with the life I am living, on other days I remind myself to be grateful for the many things I take for granted. Read More
Alex, an unsinkable, self-deprecating optimist, a polymath and contrarian, an escapee from the most tyrannical regime on Earth, comes to America in search of his lost love and freedom. He’s always fighting; from the brutal Chechen at home to the Christian fundamentalists in America. He’s the ultimate wanderer. He never… Read More
I have always dreamed that I am someone else. That is why I have taken it upon myself to disappear. Read More
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

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this is about my experience on following dreams realistically and exactly what that means. i'll be talking a lot about my somewhat normal and stressful life, and hope that my journey might make yours a little easier and provide mutual insight to help everyone who is working on themselves and… Read More

Short Story / Memoir

November 28, 2020

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Things change - life keeps moving. Read More

Tags: humour, memoir

Short Story / Humor

November 27, 2020

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Tags: humour, memoir

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My true life encounter with an angel. Read More
This a memoir of moments in the foster care system. Cover Photo by Juan Pablo Serrano Arenas from Pexels Read More
Then said he unto him, A certain man made a great supper, and bade many: and sent his servant at supper time to say to them that were bidden, Come; for all things are now ready. And they all with one consent began to make excuse. So that servant came,… Read More
a piece of memorabilia inspired a quickee Read More

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(Part 4) It is finished Read More

Tags: memoir

It's the Summer of '73 and I'm spending the Summer in Chinatown. More specifically, here: The Ping Yuen Housing Projects are located in San Francisco’s Chinatown. There are separate buildings, all called Ping Yuen, running up along Pacific Avenue. They opened in the 1950’s to replace the deteriorated slum buildings… Read More

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(Part 3) Read More

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(PART 2) Read More

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(PART 1) Who was Jade? Read More

Tags: memoir

A piece I did a few years ago, about a day that happened a few years before that. Read More
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
A diary entry of what I've done during quarantine and my personal thoughts about the whole ordeal. Read More

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Rebecca Weatherhead, PhD, has arrived in the Atacama Desert on a mission to observe a total eclipse of the sun. Her personal mission, during this journey to such a remote place, is to review the choices that seem to be making her life less than it should be. Even though… Read More
a memory of a favorite aunt Read More
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