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I have 641 stories published in 23 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 186450 times and 129 of my stories have been cherry picked.
17 of my 534 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 18 votes

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That reminds me........

“That reminds me…..”is the great mechanism that fires up many a story from our story tellers and from those of us who turn the reminder into words...


The outstanding recurrent mechanism within my dreams has to do with my camera. Like all of us, my dreams are overloaded with spectacular vistas,...


When I imagine pandemics past, the sky is like granite with howling winds drizzling rain and catcreeping fog. Today we are in the latest pandemic...

Final Fudge as Birkdale Becomes a Ghost

Birkdale is described as a village. I went to college in a village so I've always enjoyed the village vibe particularly the Main Street. If It wasn't...
Gold cherry
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Bang Bang Thank You Ma'am

Tuesday afternoons have been special times for Lynn and me since we moved down South. We visit the mall town of Birkdale and go to a matinee then we...


17 of my comments have received 18 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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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

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Brings back

Posted on Sun, 24 Nov 2019

a reminder of that first argument...the shock of it...the suddeness of it...the innocence of it.....the pain of it......the consequential/inconsequentiality of it....."I'm looking through you, where did you go, I thought I kew you, what did I...

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Posted in Philosophy and Cappuccino

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Posted on Thu, 03 Oct 2019

what ahm tawkin' bout. Love it

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Posted in American Diaspora

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The empty seat

Posted on Fri, 17 May 2019

My father filled that seat and left it to me.

Thank you

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Posted in On An Imminent Death