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My stories have been read 517925 times and 427 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Richard McDonough

A dinosaur defying extiction.

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Fanning the Flames

He fanned the flames and muddied the waters now we’re knee-deep in a fiery swamp Blood and soil passion has crippled all reason They can't think with...
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Front Porch Pick Up

Front Porch Pick Up July 18, 2020 Must give up recently purchased exercise bike. Six months old with three miles on the odometer. No. I did not rig...
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The Christmas Coaster

“Whatcha doing there, Sidney?” “Me? I’m writing.” “On my beer coasters?” Sidney Green looked up at the bartender and looked down at his empty glass...
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The Kitchen Incident - A Short Ramble

I banged my head on a corner of the kitchen cabinet last Sunday morning and didn’t have the presence of mind to grab a kitchen towel to quell the...
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The Ticket Window

With the ghost of Cary Grant as my guide, I swaggered over to the ticket window at Grand Central Terminal. “Judy! Judy! Judy!” I said. “I’d like a...
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109 of my comments have received 120 Great Feedback votes

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I been the best and worst at

Posted on Tue, 27 Nov 2018

I been the best and worst at everything my whole like, Jane. But I'm glad I caught you on one of your best.

Rich x

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Posted in Magpies

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They haven't been knocking

Posted on Thu, 20 Sep 2018

They haven't been knocking for a few weeks now. I think Baxter's ferocious barking keeps them at bay. The other morining I was sitting at my computer deep in shallow thought. Put the coffee mug to my lips when Baxter let out one of his best. The...

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Posted in The Reclining Years

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Many thanks, DH. Don't know

Posted on Thu, 20 Sep 2018

Many thanks, DH. Don't know any Jehovahs personally, I only know them from knocking on my door come Saturday morning. Sometimes it's me with a hangover. Sometimes me with a bad cold, or sometimes just me making pancakes in my underwear. lol. But...

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Posted in The Reclining Years

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Damn. This shook me a bit. It

Posted on Sat, 08 Sep 2018

Damn. This shook me a bit. It's so hard to move sometimes. This is something I'll want to comeback to. I love when writing does that.

Rich x

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Posted in Forwards

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Thanks for the swell comments

Posted on Sun, 08 Jul 2018

Thanks for the swell comments on this you sweet bunch. Craven's my comfort zone. I start a conversation with him and Betty when I want to clear my head of the nonsense around me. It's an innocense that seems to be missing in life. Or never was. I...

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Posted in Hot Diggity Dog! A Craven Danger Mystery

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Sweet treat, well-wisher.

Posted on Sun, 01 Apr 2018

Sweet treat, well-wisher. Makes my sweet tooth ache. The good kind of ache.

Rich

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Posted in An Easter Trip

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Insert, I can dream, can't I?

Posted on Fri, 10 Feb 2017

Insert, I can dream, can't I?

Rich xx

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Posted in A Fake News Report

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I knew many a Dave. Was

Posted on Mon, 23 Jan 2017

I knew many a Dave. Was almost a Dave myself, then I met my wife. My savior. Lovely poece, Elsie.

Rich

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Posted in Dave Swakeley is Dying

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Wonderful, Paul. Love it when

Posted on Fri, 13 Jan 2017

Wonderful, Paul. Love it when you find the right one.

Rich

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Posted in You Were There

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Loved that third stanza,

Posted on Fri, 13 Jan 2017

Loved that third stanza, samhenning. Live it every day. Enjoyed this morning's read. Cheers.

Rich

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Posted in Breaking the ice

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