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I have 648 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 517926 times and 427 of my stories have been cherry picked.
109 of my 3,307 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 120 votes

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Richard McDonough

A dinosaur defying extiction.

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Craven Gets Flashed VI

Jenny Wilkins made her way across Third Avenue as the roar of the El came to a stop at the 89th St. station. She was determined to make her way to...
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Craven Gets Flashed V

“My tattoos used to be more glorious,” said Mildred. “When I wasn’t so wrinkled, and before these girls decided to head south. I have two dead...
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Craven Gets Flashed IV

“The railroad flat above the photo shop was typical of its Third Avenue neighbors. You climbed a flight of stairs; hit the landing; walked a few...
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Craven Gets Flashed III

“You hired a what?” said Betty. “A photographer. To document my cases and get us in the paper. You should have seen her last night.” “Seen who?” “...
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Craven Gets Flashed II

“Camera set at f/16 and 1/200 of a second. Distance set at ten feet. Bag full of photo plates and bulbs. All textbook Weegee. Then there’s our...

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109 of my comments have received 120 Great Feedback votes

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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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You always manage to make me

Posted on Wed, 29 Apr 2020

You always manage to make me laugh, Jane. Though, I did cringe a bit when you were injured. I think the world if you, ya know. Enjoyed your family Zoom games. Darcey and I play bacgammon and Uno on our Friday night pints night. She always kicks...

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Posted in Pad Life: Monstrosities

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I'm not in the best of voice

Posted on Sat, 21 Mar 2020

I'm not in the best of voice here. I'm not even in the best of voice in normal times. Ha. I'd been listening to some John Prine and thought I'd have a little fun of my own. Will try to rework it with guitar or ukulele. Have a lot of time on my...

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Posted in On Our Way - Video

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Oh, man. Great idea, Drew.

Posted on Fri, 13 Mar 2020

Oh, man. Great idea, Drew. One week of old age as a sort of pergatory - then death! The final frontier. Then you get to heaven and God reunites you with your old pets, who leash you and say, 'Welcome to Heaven. How's that leash? Not to tight is...

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Posted in Old Friends Again

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" Inside I’m still that child

Posted on Mon, 02 Mar 2020

" Inside I’m still that child. Scared of everything. Especially the truth and its close friend reality."

A shudder of recognition right there, Drew. Something I hadn't come to terms with untio I started writing about boyhood. Thank you for...

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Posted in On the Spectrum

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Thanks for reading, Drew. I'm

Posted on Sun, 16 Feb 2020

Thanks for reading, Drew. I'm currently up to my neck with Craven and Betty stories. I've been working on a book edit. I have so much stuff to weed throuugh that it's frustrating. But it's my first attempt at putting a book together, and I am...

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Posted in Craven Danger and the Case of the Ouija

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Damn fine piece of writing,

Posted on Thu, 24 Oct 2019

Damn fine piece of writing, kilb50. Like onemorething just said: Brilliant.

Rich

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Posted in Birthday Song

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You had me at Ella. Love Ella

Posted on Mon, 07 Oct 2019

You had me at Ella. Love Ella. Well, you had me before Ella. but it sinced the deal. Lovely.

Rich

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Posted in appeal

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I'm still a kid, celtic.

Posted on Fri, 27 Sep 2019

I'm still a kid, celtic. Except when I look in the mirror. So I live in a house with no mirrors. 

 

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Posted in Life and Death Under the Hudson

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