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The Ghost of Platteland Past

William Faulkner wrote, ‘The past is never dead. It’s not even past.’ The past in this case would be coming home to the place I grew up, Belfast. 124 more words

The Personality of Life?

I haven’t had the best two weeks… Two months into our lease on Wilmington Island (just in from Tybee Beach…), the landlords have opted to sell and gave us a 60-day notice. 348 more words

Following Your Path

Job hunting and the end of optimism

The first letter of rejection arrived on Monday.

“Thank you for your application… and I regret to advise that you have been unsuccessful.”

It was for the job I really wanted, of course. 1,024 more words


The Wayward Daughter

A mother whose daughter had behaved very badly…

…and at length had run away from home, thought of a singular plan in order to find the wanderer and draw her back to her home. 333 more words

Settling Down...or Something Similar

So here we are, living in a 1-bedroom basement apartment in Billings, Montana, until July 22nd. Suddenly, after months of sometimes frantic, often lethargic preparations for our move from Tunisia, the termination of my duties at school, the birth of our baby, and a move to Thailand, I find myself in a really fast-moving time warp. 667 more words


Out of the Storm: #Blogbattle Free Write: focus word "Blonde"

(Hello all! Below are my results to the #Blogbattle, hosted by blogger and writer, Rachel Ritchey! To check out her blog and future Blogbattles, visit her blog by clicking… 994 more words


Coming home, coming down

“Trust me, it’s paradise. This is where the hungry come to feed. For mine is a generation that circles the globe and searches for something we haven’t tried before.

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