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Family Life by Akhil Sharma 2014

Family Life’s narrator Ajay stayed with me for at least 24 hours after I’d finished his story. He certainly spent the night. His blistering emotional honesty written in perfectly balanced simple sentences – Hemingway’s part of the plot – must have had something to do with it. 1,007 more words

Literary Fiction

Horrible humpday haikus

Hump day’s a gross term;

But when alliterating,

quite necessary.


Snot is in the sink.

Next I’ll find some toenails in

my best coffee cup. 94 more words

Family Life

Back at it

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

We had a nice Memorial Day holiday, with good weather and good family time.

John has returned to spraying soybeans today with the first-pass post-emerge treatment.  132 more words


The difference between one and two

A good few of my friends currently have one baby so I find I often get asked what is it like to now have two? So I thought I’d jot down some of the major differences we’ve found between having two children rather than one. 767 more words

Family Life

No Rose Colored Glasses: The Harder Realities of Farm Life

As someone over at the “I Grew Up Country” Facebook group commented, “It takes someone being off the farm for many years to remember only the romance,” (or something like that): the magic of fireflies on a late May evening, the walks through fresh smelling woods and pastures, finding refreshment and renewal from the hard hard work that is true farm life. 697 more words

Family Life

A Day With God

When morning dew falls before first light —
I need You, Lord.
When the sun rises slowly in the East —
I crave You, Lord. 71 more words

Faith Life