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Midnight Confessions of a 7-Year-Old

September 6, 2017
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Midnight Confessions of a 7-Year-Old

Bless me, Father, for I have sinned. This is my first confession. My Catholic grammar school opened the year I entered the second grade. And during that year I learned a very important lesson. Everyone…

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Humor Meets Horror – The Scariest Halloween Ever – When Karma Called

October 30, 2016
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The world as we know it will end with one simple act. People have predicted the world’s end probably since its beginning. And others claim that the world itself won’t end – the world as…

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The Reluctant Actor Singer

October 3, 2016
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As I sat in my 5th Grade English class, I slapped both hands over my mouth to prevent words, begging to be released, from erupting. I didn’t want to hurt her feelings, but I also…

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Tales from Woodstock 1969

July 14, 2016
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On July 15, 1969, six days before I celebrated my 18th birthday, I gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. One month to the day after that eventful birth, the biggest historic phenomenon of my…

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Your Gradience! What Radiant Gradient Hair!

June 9, 2016
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Your Gradience! What Radiant Gradient Hair!

Striding across Randolph heading north on Chicago’s Michigan Avenue on my way to work one day in the early ’70s, a complete stranger (as opposed to an incomplete stranger) stopped me in the middle of…

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Make Sense, Life!

April 21, 2016
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Make Sense, Life!

Like most people, I have a problem with nonsense. Usually the bigger issues, like the current political circus, bother me, but last week, the problem was more personal. And in order to reveal to you…

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Ask and Ye Shall Receive

February 29, 2016
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I understand how the Universe works now. In my early years I was anorexically skinny, and I thought I looked ugly. I did everything in my power to gain weight, even going so far as…

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Cruelest TV Show EVER

January 20, 2016
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Cruelest TV Show EVER

Forgive me if you’ve already watched the program I’m about to reveal, but in my defense, because I don’t have cable and because I get most of my entertainment through Netflix (my antenna allows me…

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You’re All Going to Hell!

January 5, 2016
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You’re All Going to Hell!

Missy Mae was a haughty little squinty-eyed smile-at-your-face, sneer-behind-your-back kind of girl. She knew the ways of the world and she made sure to let you know that she knew the ways of the world…

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Drunk Drowning – in the Rain

December 14, 2015
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Thoughts enter our heads at the strangest times. Just a moment, frozen in time, and bam! The memory surfaces out of nowhere. . . Surrounded by friends, he had fallen asleep in a lawn chair…

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