Author Archives: stanfordnl

More of the Same

It was a shock when things changed, but then it always feels that way. Especially when that change creeps up and takes you completely by surprise. This time, the change had been skulking on the edges for years until, finally, … Continue reading

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Rooney, Zoe and the Purple Alien

Wednesday morning, Rooney woke up and refused to open his eyes because he didn’t want it to be Wednesday. Rooney had a math test at school and he wasn’t ready. Rooney was never ready for math. He was always ready … Continue reading

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Unsolvable

Rachel Morgan lost her heart when she was 17 years old. She lost it in a split second. All it took was for Daniel Rowan to look at her and smile. In that moment, something told Rachel her life would … Continue reading

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I Remember My Mother

It is beyond difficult to lose a parent. It feels as though your very soul has been ripped into a billion pieces and a huge number of those pieces are lost forever, leaving you less than whole. But this story … Continue reading

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My Final Election Post

I first tried to express my honest personal opinions, complete with well researched points. I was told how uninformed and ridiculous my opinions were. I let that slide and continued to exercise my right as an American and express points … Continue reading

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“Why? Because, Abigail, you do EVERYTHING sloppy and half-assed! That’s why. You never do anything fully, completely and correctly! If anyone calls you on it you go into extreme defensive mode and you lash out in the ugliest possible way. … Continue reading

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Bye, Felicia

I walked out the front door of my home that morning to the exact sight I saw every morning-the same sight that could be seen from any direction-row after row after row of homes all the exact same design and … Continue reading

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