Vacation stories, books, poems, and more

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Comments: 2

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The Booksie Classic House

A home away from home, to reset my mentality. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 07, 2018

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The Booksie Classic House

“One of the happiest moments in life is when you find the courage to let go of what you cannot change.” Author Unknown Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Summer is here. Maybe the drama will end for a couple of months. Maybe it could get worse. It already did. First day of vacation and the drama got worse. Is that even possible? Well yes, if you had one day in the life of mine. You would understand.… Read More

Tags: drama, boys, vacation, pool

Book / Romance

July 12, 2018

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The Fandom Fanatics House

Nick arranges an incredible surprise for Judy, but not everything goes according to plan. Sequel to The Mistress. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 01, 2018

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Comments: 4

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The Booksie Classic House

It all starts with a tiny grain of sand. Read More

Tags: vacation

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The Booksie Classic House

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

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

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The Booksie Classic House

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

Tags: vacation

Poem / Poetry

August 15, 2017

Reads: 60

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The Booksie Classic House

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

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The Booksie Classic House

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

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The Booksie Classic House

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: 108

Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

Fourth of four poems in a travel related series Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

2 of a series of 4 poems about travel Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 06, 2016

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The Booksie Classic House

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

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Comments: 7

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The Booksie Classic House

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

Tags: vacation, woods, cabin

Poem / Poetry

May 24, 2016

Reads: 144

Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

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

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The Booksie Classic House

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

Book / Romance

December 17, 2015

Reads: 7349

Comments: 12

Shelves: 4

The Booksie Classic House

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: 212

Comments: 1

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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

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The Booksie Classic House

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
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