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Eileen Dougharty
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Danielle
While exchanging Thanksgiving stories, a friend encouraged me to write and share this. Thanks, Tashie. Last week in this space I proclaimed that the holidays are a choice , not a requirement, and I'd like my ballot to reflect I've officially opted out. This...
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THIS JUST IN: The Holidays Are Optional
Well, it’s the most wonderful time of the year again. This year's season of giving was heralded in with an annual email my company sends out to inform the staff that our employee assistance program is available for those who may be “quietly suffering throug...
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15 Sentences RE: Forever
I was challenged to write three 5 sentence stories....what's more fun to be brief about than your whole life? I am a party girl in act one. I come by it honestly as I am born into a world full of hard drinking, fast talking, self absorbed socialites. Growin...
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A Love Letter to the Audience
“Every work of art is one half of a secret handshake, a challenge that seeks the password, a heliograph flashed from a tower window, an act of hopeless optimism in the service of bottomless longing. Every great record or novel or comic book convenes the fir...
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Look Straight Ahead
Captain Per Holmberg was making his way to work the morning of December 27, 1991. He was a passenger on Scandanavian Airways flight 751 from Stockholm to Copenhagen; in Copenhagen he was scheduled to be in command of an SAS flight to Madrid later that day. ...
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Look Straight Ahead
Captain Per Holmberg was making his way to work the morning of December 27, 1991. He was a passenger on Scandanavian Airways flight 751 from Stockholm to Copenhagen; in Copenhagen he was scheduled to be in command of an SAS flight to Madrid later that day. ...
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Viva Sankalpa!
HOLIDAY! CELEBRATE! As 2015 lurches its way towards the finish line, I must say I’m relieved it’s almost over. I haven’t written much here this year. I have kept myself busy with other writing projects, but I’ve had little to say in this forum because altho...
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Viva Sankulpa!
HOLIDAY! CELEBRATE! As 2015 lurches its way towards the finish line, I must say I’m relieved it’s almost over. I haven’t written much here this year. I have kept myself busy with other writing projects, but I’ve had little to say in this forum because altho...
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Something Better
The following is a brief excerpt from a story I wrote a few years ago about making peace with my father's memory while dating a guy who was not involved in his son's life  at the time.  I experienced through his lens, and through his heartache, that it is p...
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