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Home-Cooked Memories

Home-Cooked Memories Stan Cromlish Jan 2 Granny Killian As I awoke this New Year’s morning, my first thoughts turned to…

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Attacks on History, Free Speech, and Independent Thinking Put America on an Orwellian Slippery…

Have Attacks on History, Free Speech, and Independent Thinking Put America on an Orwellian Slippery Slope? Stan Cromlish Dec 29 1984…

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Protectionist Trade Practices, Closed Borders, and Isolationism — Are these a 2018 Recipe to…

Protectionist Trade Practices, Closed Borders, and Isolationism — Are these a 2018 Recipe to repeat the Disasters of 1929–1945? Stan Cromlish Dec…

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Solo Travel — Hawaii Adventure Made Great Spontaneously

Solo Travel — Hawaii Adventure Made Great Spontaneously Stan Cromlish Dec 9 USS Arizona Memorial — December 2016 Over the years,…

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Veterans Day Thoughts

Veterans Day Thoughts Thank You for Your Service and Sacrifice In trenches across France, Belgium, and Germany, United States Doughboys at…

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Johnson Family Chronicles — The Binoculars

Johnson Family Chronicles — The Binoculars Original U.S. WWII M13 1943 Nash Kelvinator Binoculars 6×30 with Case Lieutenant Raymond Johnson, Jr….

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Johnson Family Chronicles – Lillie’s Story

Lillie’s Homecoming (Short Fiction) Downtown Belmont, North Carolina (aka Montcross) — Circa 1948 — Photo Courtesy of Millican Pictorial History Museum My husband, children, and I…

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Change the World by Changing How You Interact with People

Photo by Love Your Neighbour on Unsplash Life is too short to be angry all the time. This week I was…

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Perseverance — Success after Failure — The Tiger Woods Story can be Yours as Well

“man pulling gray rope” by Stijn Swinnen on Unsplash In life, there are many times that we look up at our…

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Be Prepared — The Life You Save May Be Your Own

View of Hurricane Florence from Space Station — September 10, 2018 Over the last couple of days, writing has taken a back seat…

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Take Downtime to find Balance in Your Writing Life

Fishing helps the Author find Balance — Photo courtesy of Author In my series, “Writing More and Writing Better,” the posts have covered…

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The Blood-Stained Dress — Flash Fiction

Photo by Anthony Cantin on Unsplash She watched the blood-stained dress burn, and it brought to mind the memories of the…