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I have 612 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 414809 times and 378 of my stories have been cherry picked.
77 of my 3,124 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 87 votes

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Richard McDonough

A dinosaur defying extiction.

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Patience and Fortitude with Father Mulrooney - A Craven Danger Mystery

May 20, 1948 “This is a funny place to hear my confession, Father. I feel a little exposed.” “This is the perfect place, Craven. The crack of dawn...
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How We Manage III - Nature vs. the Machine

My heart beating louder than a big bass drum . That’s a line from the Stone’s song Bitch. I know how Mick feels. I’ve been going on daily hikes...
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How We Manage II

In part one of this journal I outlined how my wife and I managed a daily routine while being stuck with each other — I mean stuck on each other; as...
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Father Mulrooney Takes a Ride - A Craven Danger Mystery

“Where to, Father?” “Just drive around, Sidney. I need to clear my head. I have nowhere to go, and I don’t want to go alone.” Sidney Green pulled his...
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Dwayne Dishes on Craven Danger's Dander

When Betty Feltcher walked through the door of the Coffee Pot on the Corner, nine squeaky stools turned counter-clockwise. “Good morning, Miss...

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77 of my comments have received 87 Great Feedback votes

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Thank you for this, Kevin. I

Posted on Mon, 07 Aug 2017

Thank you for this, Kevin. I have a copy of Bound for Glory on my nightstand. (Do read Woody Guthrie: A Life by Joe Klein.) Still trying to find a footing after great loss. You lose your sense of self and wonder if you'll ever get it back. Those...

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Posted in You, me and Woody Guthrie

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This had a wonderful flow.

Posted on Tue, 05 May 2015

This had a wonderful flow. Should be read aloud on the steps of the world's libraries. As a matter of fact. I'm passing by the New York Public Library. I'll print out a few copies and leave it with the lions.

Rch

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Posted in Banned Books

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Disturbing times they are,

Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019

Disturbing times they are, dear lady friend. Having a souless twat in the White House makes me want to punch a few walls, but after several years of me punching - then patching - walls. My wife said, "Enough! You're getting a punching bag in the...

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Posted in Pad Life: End of Days

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The will to reach out. . . It

Posted on Mon, 17 Jun 2019

The will to reach out. . . It's starting to come back to me, Jenny. Loved this piece to bits. The corny reply would be: It spolke to me. But nithing corny about your poem. think I'll read it a couple of times more. I need reminding more than I...

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Posted in Confronting Demons

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Many thanks for al the

Posted on Fri, 23 Nov 2018

Many thanks for al the wonderful comments on this piece. It's meant a lot to me. This site has always been such a lovely place to drop off your thoughts and have folks relate. We've all felt this pain to a bigger or lesser degree. There's no...

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Posted in Moon Whisperer

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I agree. It's all becoming

Posted on Sat, 03 Nov 2018

I agree. It's all becoming too impersonal. We need to get back to be human agian. Engaging one another. Getting a little tired of the digital age. Nice thoughts here, TKMAX. Cheers.

Rich

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Posted in I Give Up!

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Glad I read this, Jane.

Posted on Sat, 27 Oct 2018

Glad I read this, Jane. Sometimes you think you're the only one. If I didn't have writiing I'd go crazy. Such a wonderful poem. Thank you.

Rich

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Posted in The Hidden Help

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Not your fault, I would think

Posted on Thu, 26 Mar 2015

Not your fault, I would think. That you stil managed to love her says a lot about your character. I wish you well and hope you're able to move on. 

Rich

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Posted in Mama

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Missing my Friday night pub

Posted on Mon, 27 Apr 2020

Missing my Friday night pub night a bit more after reading this. Every line rang as true as can be. You know of what you speak. Wonderful piece, Joe and congrats on Story of the Month. Well deserved honors. Cheers, buddy.

Rich

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Posted in The Pub

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 Considerig the current

Posted on Sun, 03 May 2020

 Considerig the current climate. This is especially poignent. Hate when I realize I’ve just stated the obvious. I very much enjoyed this.

Rich

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Posted in Distance

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