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Rustic and me...

The night before my intrepid daughter left for East Africa for three months, we sat in my family room, checking off all necessities: passport, license, cash, stuff sacks, prophylactic antibiotics… the list was endless. 1,578 more words

Mid Life

Purgatory of Blogging

Fegefeuer des Bloggens

Tranquility embraced us. We were captured by the mighty spirit of the place. Venerable ruins seemed to exhale this tranquility that the monks were seeking to concentrate on the essential. 1,742 more words


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IELTS Essay: Modern Modes of Transport.

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Now-a-days, modern modes of transport are available; still some people believe a bicycle is the best way to get from one place to another. 333 more words


Flash fiction: Anger

Anger was all he was at that moment.

His brain wasnt working properly. Just pure emotion, searching a way to get out of his system. And while that happened inside of him he felt it. 188 more words


Ushering My Father to a (Mostly) Good Death

Karen Brown | Longreads | November 2017 | 14 minutes (3,613 words)

“How about Tuesday?”

My father is propped up on three pillows in bed, talking logistics with my sister and me. 3,898 more words


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The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Nov. 25/17

A very good Friday morning to you! It’s time for your Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt. I hope all my friends in the US are having a lovely holiday weekend. 497 more words