Vacation stories, books, poems, and more

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In this very short story it is vacation time at the "Turns" household. Where do you suppose they're going. Read More

Tags: vacation, fun, kids, wife

Reads: 212

Shelves: 1

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Nick arranges an incredible surprise for Judy, but not everything goes according to plan. Sequel to The Mistress. Read More
Hope none of this happens to you! Read More

Tags: vacation, shrunk, guam

Decided to do a mystery about four friends who plan a weekend getaway in the city Read More
This one's about my uncle. As he lies on the daycare bed receiving chemotherapy, I write this, remembering the beautiful times our family had when he was healthy and fit. Read More

Short Story / Romance

November 26, 2017

Reads: 48

Shelves: 1

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This is a one shot story about having your best vacation ever. Read More

Tags: vacation

Poem / Poetry

August 15, 2017

Reads: 52

Shelves: 1

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What's it like to live in a vacuum? Read More
Something I really enjoyed writing and debated showing to the world- so why not the blissfully anonymous internet? I'm no writer and don't plan to be, but I would seriously love to hear any opinions you have. Read More

Reads: 104

Shelves: 1

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another short story that I wrote when I was younger. Please let me know how I can improve Read More
This story follows "Honeybee" and "Just Wait and See". It is the summer of 1959 when Emma Winberry's new cousins descend on the farm, creating havoc. Read More
Her husband is murdered and within a year her widowed mother dies. She goes Down Under to Australia for a settling vacation and unexpectedly her sex life resumes, with circumstances quite unexpected. She returns to San Diego, ready to start living again, and very soon her life is together again… Read More

Reads: 210

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Humorous, scientifically supported explanations for why many women struggle to read maps. This single essay could save your next vacation (or current marriage). Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 06, 2016

Reads: 96

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Fourth of four poems in a travel related series Read More

Reads: 179

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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2 of a series of 4 poems about travel Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 06, 2016

Reads: 110

Shelves: 1

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Vacation Musings 2 of a series of 5 travel related poems Read More
Vacation Musings 1 of a series of 5 travel related poems Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 30, 2016

Reads: 373

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

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“These woods are rumored to mess with folks head,” grandpa had said Read More

Tags: vacation, woods, cabin

Poem / Poetry

May 24, 2016

Reads: 125

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Don't we all need a get away? Read More

Tags: vacation, summer

A lot happens in less than 5 minutes for a couple's first family vacation with their toddler. Read More

Reads: 178

Shelves: 1

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This poem is about missing my grandma when she was on a cruise. Read More

Book / Romance

December 17, 2015

Reads: 7038

Comments: 12

Shelves: 4

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Michelle just finished her third year at college where she is studying Early Childhood Education. Her and her college roommate Andrea decide to spend the summer together at Andrea's parents house in Houston, Texas and work at a local camp for young children. Will she leave this summer the same… Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 12, 2015

Reads: 189

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Poetry House

A poem I wrote on a vacation near the ocean. Read More
A couple endeavoring to go on vacation discover they are experiencing a strange loss of time. Read More

Reads: 332

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Emily was working in the coffee shop, trying to raise money for her college fees, when her good friend Jessica arrived with the shocking news that she was going to the Maldives with a much older man whom she just met, and is begging Emily to go with her. Emily… Read More
What is a Picture Frame? What is Time? How are two of those connected? Use your imagination, without it there is nothing. Read More

Reads: 198

Shelves: 1

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What an exciting world with many different animals! How many of these animals have YOU seen? Some are common in backyards and others are more difficult to find because they blend in with their wild surroundings. The Animal Book by Michael Bacotti Link: http://amzn.com/B00MJOQUL8 Read More

Reads: 232

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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It may not be the south of France, but stinking, polluted strip mines make for good goblin vacations. Read More

Reads: 189

Shelves: 1

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This past summer I vacationed to the beach, with my new love for daily journal entries, and from that week I comprised what I would consider the written form of how I came to feel in the new setting and its energies. Very much a memoir. Read More
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