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Fictitious Biography

Dec 27, 2016   •  

The biographies of famous people can be fascinating. Why not write a new one?     more »


Eagle’s Nest

Dec 27, 2016   •  

Eagles are a fairly common sight in the city where I live. The dynamic of such a wild, powerful c...     more »


A Lonely Shoe

Dec 20, 2016   •  

I’m often surprised when I see a single shoe in the street or on the sidewalk, but it’s not an un...     more »


The Chicken Man

Dec 20, 2016   •  

Sometimes we don’t discover something about a friend or relative until after they pass away. Here...     more »


Politically Motivated

Feb 29, 2016   •  

Yesterday I happened upon a young man in a wheelchair with political stickers plastered all over...     more »


Grandma's Secrets

Feb 29, 2016   •  

Years ago, after my grandmother died, we cleaned up her apartment and had to decide where everyth...     more »


The Postman

Feb 29, 2016   •  

Working in the circulation department at a newspaper, I talk with the paper carriers all day long...     more »


Purple

Feb 29, 2016   •  

When people ask me what’s my favorite color, the answer is always green. But it’s more than a fav...     more »