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Weekly Feature #19, Stories From a Childs Past: John Adams and Abe Lincoin – Reintroduced

The piece below appears to be another report of some sort for school similar to last weeks planet origin story but that is ok. It just goes to show that often had to write reports and papers just like many of us in school. I actually have always loved learning using the old encyclopedia Brittanica… Continue reading Weekly Feature #19, Stories From a Childs Past: John Adams and Abe Lincoin – Reintroduced

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Weekly Feature #18, Stories From a Childs Past: The Planets and their Origin – Reintroduced

Today we get a school lesson that this appears to be some sort of term paper about the planets. Like many of us in school we write a lot of papers, this is one of those examples. I am unsure if this is the whole paper but an interesting piece non the less. Welcome to… Continue reading Weekly Feature #18, Stories From a Childs Past: The Planets and their Origin – Reintroduced

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Weekly Feature #17, Stories From a Childs Past: The Evil Queen and the Dragon-Reintroduced

I have always loved fantasy and this is one example of a short story I wrote about an evil queen and a dragon. Not sure what my fascination with fantasy is, but as a child I believe I tried to live in another world not my own. Welcome to this Weeks Weekly Feature number #17,… Continue reading Weekly Feature #17, Stories From a Childs Past: The Evil Queen and the Dragon-Reintroduced

Just about Anything, Paranormal, Spiritual

Thirteen Ghost and Their Back Stories

I have often had an interest in the paranormal especially the spiritual world. Growing up as a child I had experiences with the spiritual world. I truly believe to this day that an evil entity attempted to take my life back in 2007 causing me to attempt to take my life. An earlier experience, I… Continue reading Thirteen Ghost and Their Back Stories

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What I would tell my younger self as a generation X’er.

As a generation X’er born in 1979 and being in the workforce for over twenty years, I have learned a thing or two about what I would have done differently and how my frame of mind may have been different. Do Let people situations get to you Growing up I grew up in a home… Continue reading What I would tell my younger self as a generation X’er.

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Weekly Feature #16, Stories From a Childs Past: One Evil Mother – Reintroduced

Mother's hold a special place in our hearts, even the evil or bad ones as they often portrayed in different ways from the struggling mother to the abusive mother. Recently I have been watching a good deal of reality ghost shows like the Ghost adventures, the dead files. One thing I have noticed is that… Continue reading Weekly Feature #16, Stories From a Childs Past: One Evil Mother – Reintroduced

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Weekly Feature #15, Stories From a Childs Past: My Mothers Life Story – Reintroduced

Mother's hold a special place in our hearts for the most part, thinking of my mothers birthday August 30, she would have been 63 years old , but passed away in 2015. I will always love my mother for her love and sacrifices she made each day for myself and sister, but I feel I… Continue reading Weekly Feature #15, Stories From a Childs Past: My Mothers Life Story – Reintroduced

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Weekly Feature #14, Stories From a Child’s Past: The Devils Life Story – Reintroduced

The devil exists , often times in people. This is my childhood story of that man I considered once considered the living incarnate of the devil. This Story I wrote around age twelve. #writingcommunity

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RIP Lily – Doggie Heaven Awaits (2007 – August 2022)

Goodbye old friend. Yesterday August 19th 2022 at 8:00 PM was a sad day as I lost a piece a piece of myself, her name was Lily and she was our family dog. Lily who was in the family since 2007 having personally picked her out for my mother whom is no longer here herself… Continue reading RIP Lily – Doggie Heaven Awaits (2007 – August 2022)

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Step into a real Asylum – Rancho Los Amigos in Downey, California

I have also found the paranormal intriguing especially the spiritual realm which I believe does exist. Having grew up in Los Angeles, there have been and are many hot spots one can visit that you just know something dwells there, most likely evil. Today there are a ton of shows that dig deep into the… Continue reading Step into a real Asylum – Rancho Los Amigos in Downey, California

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Weekly Feature #13, Stories From a Child’s Past: The Velveteen Rabbit – Reintroduced

The Velveteen Rabbit has stood the test of time and to this day, this is by far one of my favorite stories from childhood. As a child I had my own stuffed Velveteen Rabbit my other purchased from Target. This was my comfort growing up as I would sleep with this rabbit with me until… Continue reading Weekly Feature #13, Stories From a Child’s Past: The Velveteen Rabbit – Reintroduced

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Failure is not an option, but I am a failure at mostly everything I’ve done in life  

I often reflect on my life from childhood until today recounting those of life’s accomplishments and where I am today in my life. I can honestly say I have not accomplished as much as I had hoped but I believe its most due to my upbringing and my own self-destructive attitude at times. Growing up… Continue reading Failure is not an option, but I am a failure at mostly everything I’ve done in life  

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Weekly Feature #12, Stories From a Child’s Past: My Childhood Story – Reintroduced

I often like to write about my past experiences in my life as a way to reflect trueness to who I am and how I lived as a child. This was one of those examples of my life story. Although my life story is pretty typical of some growing up, its my own. I was… Continue reading Weekly Feature #12, Stories From a Child’s Past: My Childhood Story – Reintroduced

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What the great resignation has taught us about how employers don’t a Sh*t about you and I

The great resignation has taught us what is truly important in our lives and careers, and we should listen. Employers want us to believe we need them, but in actuality they need us to produce record profits for them. Here is what we can do for our careers and ourselves to overcome these changing times.

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Weekly Feature #11, Stories From a Child’s Past: Marty the Rat and his Adventure – Reintroduced

I loved short stories as a child , even today but often dont write many short stories but probably should. I remember at times when I was feeling down, sad , happy I would just sit down and write my short story as it was stuck in my head at that point, always having paper… Continue reading Weekly Feature #11, Stories From a Child’s Past: Marty the Rat and his Adventure – Reintroduced

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My Morbid Curiosity with Victorian Post-Mortem Photography and Death masks

Living in the 21st century there are many things that we have today , that those in past centuries would never think we have today like cell-phones, technology and computers. I often think about past centuries that lived basically in the dark ages with no electricity, no running water and the basic necessities we take… Continue reading My Morbid Curiosity with Victorian Post-Mortem Photography and Death masks

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Weekly Feature #10, Stories From a Child’s Past: Cowboy Sam and His Tricks – Reintroduced

Cowboys and Indians are for the most part a love of boys growing up and even today they continue to be popular themes and a reality of our history here in the US. Today its probably poltically incorrect to refer to indians as indians but more indigitonous people. Either way I have love the old… Continue reading Weekly Feature #10, Stories From a Child’s Past: Cowboy Sam and His Tricks – Reintroduced

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Stranger Things was eh, But a step in time for me and the generation X.

Stranger Things, a television phenomenon that has attracted the likes of new generations. My daughter who is 9 years asked to watch this show because many of her friends have seen it. In all honestly I have heard about this show but never really had any interest in seeing it for some reason. I think… Continue reading Stranger Things was eh, But a step in time for me and the generation X.

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Weekly Feature #9, Stories From a Child’s Past: The Halloween House – Reintroduced

Here comes Halloween, here comes Halloween! I know Halloween is technically not for a few months, but I have seen some stores gradually begin to introduce decorations. I have always been a fan of Halloween the halloween and the movies, being a horror fan. This was no different when I was a young boy. My… Continue reading Weekly Feature #9, Stories From a Child’s Past: The Halloween House – Reintroduced

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Rage Against the Machine!

The machine, when you think of this term what does it mean to you. When I think of the machine I think of a repressive system, society filled with greed, hate and angry. We as world are supposed to be intelligent. But as I go through life at still the young age of 42 ,… Continue reading Rage Against the Machine!

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Weekly Feature #8, Stories From a Child’s Past: The Adventure of Cookie the Dog – Reintroduced

Just looking at the title of this story with Adventures of Cookie the Dog and it brings back incredible memories of my dog Cookie. Cookie was the family dog , a dog given to us by mother and who was given to her by an aunt. This dog was given to my grandparents Isabel and… Continue reading Weekly Feature #8, Stories From a Child’s Past: The Adventure of Cookie the Dog – Reintroduced

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Weekly Feature #7: Stories From a Child’s Past: Oliver Twist with a Twist – Reintroduced

Can you believe we are already at story number seven in this reintroduction of my childhood stories. Certainty time flies as I go into a story that I feel was a forgotten animation from my past. As a child like most children I loved movies, especially disney animations and others non-disney which were just as… Continue reading Weekly Feature #7: Stories From a Child’s Past: Oliver Twist with a Twist – Reintroduced

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Weekly Feature#6: Stories from a Child’s Past: All About Zuogie – Reintroduced

As an reintroduction of my childhood written stories it amazed me the ideas I came up at around age twelve. I was still a young writers learning my craft but having an appreciation even at that young age. This story was no different but involves a snake in this sorry. Personally I dont have a… Continue reading Weekly Feature#6: Stories from a Child’s Past: All About Zuogie – Reintroduced

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Happy Fourth of July 2022

Happy Independence Day! I find this day important in our historyas we celebrate most not realizing the significance of this day. As an Americanit gets lost on me the importance but many of us Non historians will focus onthe extra day off, time with family, Bar-B-Ques and some sparklers. Where I live Fireworks of any… Continue reading Happy Fourth of July 2022

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My next chapter of Writing and Beyond!

This week I have begun the long and ardious process of querying my finished novel Helix 2029. This piece of work which I began in 2018 and for a the past few years have whittled it down from a monsterous over one hundred and seventy thousand words to around one hundred thousand words now. I… Continue reading My next chapter of Writing and Beyond!

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Should I care about Abortion? Or is this just a sign of times to come.

I often look at the times today and see how I can adjust my perspective for myself and guide my family in having a realistic view of what is happening in society. Society is shit in all honestly as much as I hope for the better in humanity, I know its only getting worse. The… Continue reading Should I care about Abortion? Or is this just a sign of times to come.

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How Writing Can Help Un-Tap Your Creative Side and Heal at The Same Time

Writing has an important part of daily life, but more and more individuals choose to forgo writing in exchange for technology such as Social Media and television. The benefits of writing are huge especially when it comes mental health, being creative and being better communicators. Let's all see how we write more and reap the benefits.

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Weekly Feature#5: Stories from A Child’s Past: The Americana Way of Life in The Old West – Reintroduced

The wild west like pirates has always been a fasination of mine. Although I have not watched many westerns in TV and movies, I loved the idea of the traveling by horse although I can only imagine it was a horrible way to travel. One of favorite films that involves the Old west is Back… Continue reading Weekly Feature#5: Stories from A Child’s Past: The Americana Way of Life in The Old West – Reintroduced

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Happy Father’s Day 2022

Father’s Day! A day that many out there surprisingly hate due to the nature of their relationship with their father or lack thereof. I often think of my own father who is still alive today whose name is Moses. A man I love and he has been present in my life but not really present.… Continue reading Happy Father’s Day 2022

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Discovering Your Life’s Purpose After College

Finding our place in the world is so important to many, including myself, but the world is a big place, even if you’re living in a small town, the world can seem even smaller.  Going through years of education from kinder to college, a lot can be packed in all those years. Depending on where… Continue reading Discovering Your Life’s Purpose After College

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Weekly Feature#4: Stories From a Child’s Past: The Pirate Captain – Reintroduced

The last three stories have given you a glimpse even more so into my mind that that tender age around twelve years old. From IT to Monsters to Giant Lizards. You can only imagine what is to come. Natually this week is about Pirates. I have always loved the sea, but I have loved pirates.… Continue reading Weekly Feature#4: Stories From a Child’s Past: The Pirate Captain – Reintroduced

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Accomplishments, Milestones and Failures ; Making the Best Out of Any Situation!

Your accomplishment, Milestones and Failures should be celebrated for what they are meant to do show us what our gifts and talents may or may not be. I have found that even in my failures its a learning lesson and I should never forget my milestones and accomplishment no matter how big or small.

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Weekly Feature #3: Stories From a Child’s Past : The Monster That Ate – Reintroduction

The last two stories have shown you the depth of my imagination but of course we are not finished just yet, as there will be more to share with you. This week's story goes deeper in the idea of monsters, which was something that regulary ingested with my appitite for movies with monsters. Having growing… Continue reading Weekly Feature #3: Stories From a Child’s Past : The Monster That Ate – Reintroduction

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Weekly Feature #2: Stories from a Child’s Past: The Lizard and The Secret Pond – Reintroduction

Continuing on this journey of my childhood writting, today we look deeper into a story called the Lizard and the Secret Pond. I always loved naming my pieces because I feel a name is so important to a story and I always found it easy to name a story . This is the second feature… Continue reading Weekly Feature #2: Stories from a Child’s Past: The Lizard and The Secret Pond – Reintroduction

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Weekly Feature #1: Stories from a Child’s Past: “IT” – Reintroduction

I have been thinking a lot about my childhood as a writer due to recently clearing out the garage and coming across old mementos, awards, report cards, birthday card and many of other documents from my past. A few years ago I created these weekly features of stories from a child's past which dives into… Continue reading Weekly Feature #1: Stories from a Child’s Past: “IT” – Reintroduction

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I Did It! My Edited Book Helix 2029 is complete – Now What?

This week I experienced a major milestone in my writing, I have fully and finishing editing my book in which I started back in December 2018 and since have been editing it after finishing the first draft in October of 2019. It has been a journey for me as any writer this is thing of… Continue reading I Did It! My Edited Book Helix 2029 is complete – Now What?

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I want to Believe! The truth is Out There.

I have believed in the paranormal for many years as at times my interest is consumed in knowing about what exist that I have not seen like Bigfoot, UFO’s and Aliens in addition to the world of ghosts and spirits. For most the unknown is intriguing that somethings exist that are so different then our… Continue reading I want to Believe! The truth is Out There.

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Second Chances are Possible for You and I!

Second chances are always appreciated in our lives whether it’s a second chance at a relationship or a career or to rebuild. I can honestly say I have gotten a few second chances in life especially after my Suicide attempt in 2007. At that point in my life which I was in my mid-twenties I… Continue reading Second Chances are Possible for You and I!