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I have 415 stories published in one collection on the site.
My stories have been read 336470 times and 38 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Joseph Xavier Martin

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John S. Mc Cain- American Hero

Johnny, we hardly knew ye The title is in fact from that of a favored novel about the late President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. But in many ways, it...

San Antonio, Texas- part IV

San Antonio, Texas- part IV Sunday, March 2, 2019 We were up early, on this bleak and cold morning. It was 30 degrees out. Matt Garcia, from...

San Antonio, Texas- part III

San Antonio, Texas- part III Sat. March 2, 2019 We arose early to a gray and damp day. It was 47 degrees out. Like most cities, San Antonio looks...

San Antonio,Texas- part II

San Antonio- part II Fri. March 1, 2019- San Antonio, Texas We were up by 6 A.M. It was a chilly 46 degrees out. Coffee and news programs occupied us...

San Antonio, Texas -part one

San Antonio, Texas – Trip Log Thurs. Feb. 28, 2019 We arose early at 3:30 A.M., prepped and set off for Ft. Myers Airport (RSW) by 4:15 A.M. Planes...

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2 of my comments have received 2 Great Feedback votes

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Yes, insert, there is. First

Posted on Sat, 09 Sep 2017

Yes, insert, there is. First responders canvassed all neighborhoods looking for anyone needing assiatance. Buses were available to ferry anyone needing a ride to shelters. Even the homeless got escorted to shelters, sometimes unwillingly. As...

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Posted in Hurricane Irma Comes Calling

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Do not go gentle into that

Posted on Sun, 08 May 2016

Do not go gentle into that good night

 

Do not go gentle into that good night,

Old age should burn and rage at close of day;

Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

 

The words are the opening couplet...

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Posted in Sick and Tired and Strong