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I have 686 stories published in 23 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 205086 times and 142 of my stories have been cherry picked.
20 of my 582 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 21 votes

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My stories

L'eau Sous Le Pont (Water Under the Bridge)

I was very poor in French in high school so I decided to make the most of my ultralimited French vocabulary by inserting everything I recalled into one story. Inspired by Insertponcyfrench and inspirational lock down.

Activating Adrien

Everybody is looking to learn something. Some people are searching to learn everything. To those searching for everything, I have this advice. Start...

More Oh Yeah

Yeah If jazz contains spontaneous composition that encourages the closing of eyes, well I may not be as far off as I thought. The question is at what...

Under and Above Village Influence (Oh Yeah)

I've been digging some jazz lately on record, on tube, on Spotify and in person. I got my first taste of jazz in Greenwich Village in the sixties...

Step-Father Complex Sentence

On this Father's Day, I celebrate 44 years of being a father and a step father. Aside from the issues of blood and stereotype, there's not a lot of...


20 of my comments have received 21 Great Feedback votes

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simply irresistible

Posted on Thu, 21 Sep 2017

a few clean up notes

get rid of a couple "littles"

clarify this sentence" The look, in her mind’s eye, that right now made her want to her jump right back on one and go home"

seek alternatives to the word "seem" ( appear,...

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Posted in Wrinkles

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Posted on Thu, 25 Jun 2020

really sets a scene....not sure if I like the last name "Seeker" but aside from that I took the journey and can relate to it. I definitely enjoy your writing and  appreciate your comments on mine and yeah Jenny is a great help isn't she.

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Posted in "Antediluvian Trouble" Chapter 3

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Posted on Tue, 23 Jun 2020

I'm begiining to rethink the significance of closed eye inspiration. When we're listening to music, it's natural to close our eyes...particularly when listening to jazz. Our readers can't close their eyes when they read, unless they're reading...

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Posted in Under and Above Village Influence (Oh Yeah)

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Thanks Rachel

Posted on Tue, 26 May 2020

This is indeed window 1 if everybody means the 30 or so other people who are readng or have read this. All of us know about window 1. So let's jump immediately to window 3. I don't know how many of my 670 stories you have read or how many anybody...

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Posted in Johari Windows

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Thanks airy

Posted on Thu, 26 Mar 2020

It's part of our job as writers to keep track of the times even as they change

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Posted in Final Fudge as Birkdale Becomes a Ghost

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Bondage at Wegmans

Posted on Fri, 13 Mar 2020

Everbody needs a's a sample from Wikipedia....a great place to wear a Sean Connery mask

Wegmans has received much media attention for customer fan base, organic food, hot food bar, the depth of its food selection and...

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Posted in Spring Panic Shop

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Posted on Tue, 04 Feb 2020

think it was mine and it's not because I didn't find it to be a "thing" rather an unexpected, out of nowhere "movie" that I recommend if you can get it for free and if you've got a decent teevee. I think the main thrust of this essay is about a...

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Posted in Happy Death Day 2 u

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The kids are allright

Posted on Mon, 27 Jan 2020

and you were sitting in the younger section of gray hairs by 73 we start to mature and be less judgmental and people can sit wherever they want. As usual thanks for reading drew.


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Posted in Our Tuesday Weekends

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what's the name of that story....gotta read it

Posted on Thu, 09 Jan 2020

Yeah, I've been giving my work away for free for yers and people learn to think that its worthless and don't read it. Like the guy who was trying to get rid of  a refrigerator. He put it on the curb and said FREE. Nobody gtook it. After a couple...

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Posted in Fulfilled

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Haven't seen Victoria

Posted on Thu, 19 Dec 2019

Birdman was great and Baumbach keeeps getting better and better. If I go back to the most significant two hours of my life, the night that I met my wife, I can truly recall maybe five minutes of it in my memory and I've been trying to writre...

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Posted in Filler Up With Rosebuds