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Christmas, Clay Angels

The wind was blowing, and flakes were stirring. Their frenzy was only matched by the hectic bustle of holiday shoppers. On the corner, amid this all, in front of a department store stood a string bean of a Santa Claus … Continue reading

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Deliberate – Enslave Override – Fail to see when a bridge is out Technical – Five bytes Upscale – Fat Cabaret – A taxi line Bumpkin – Scratch Lackadaisical – Having nothing in common with a certain flower Jargon – … Continue reading

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Nog: A Christmas Muse is on Sale Now!!!

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Wasps in the Foxhole

As a cross between a National Geographic expedition and The Blair Witch Project, maybe I wasn’t looking through a camera that was shaking, but, underneath that mosquito netting and my heavy breath rebounding off of it, I might as well … Continue reading

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My First Book To Be Published

Roger McManus

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At the Gate Between Written and Published

Journal log entry – A couple of weeks ago I uploaded my first post since August to let you know I was still alive. During the past few months I’ve been working meticulously on my new unpublished novel, “Chalked,” which … Continue reading

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Software – Sweater and mittens Gag reflex – Laugh Humble – Things that are impossible (Well, can you hum it?) Microwave – Ripple Forbidding – An item found in an auction Foregoing – Reason you had to leave Dialect – … Continue reading

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Ice Bucket Challenge for A.L.S

Journal log entry – I was nominated by my brother Stephen to do this challenge, to raise awareness for A.L.S., also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. My father died eight years ago from this awful disease. If you can, please … Continue reading

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Some shampoos … are they safe?

Suzie had just taken a shower and washed her hair with a shampoo smelling of lavender and sweet honeysuckles, a new fragrance she simply adored, and grabbing a book, after getting dressed, decided to relax and read out on the … Continue reading

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Aphrodisiac – A substance that gives you tight curly hair Thesaurus – Biggest prehistoric creature of all time Stereotype – A means once used for deaf people to appreciate music, but now outlawed due to its many delivered concussions … … Continue reading

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