Factober

I grew up not liking my father very much. I never saw him cry. But he must have. Everybody cries.

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We passed from laughter to terror which, like love and hate, are close rela

We passed from laughter to terror which, like love and hate, are close relatives.
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What do you want?" Sophronia was moved to exasperation."Me? Stockings and b

What do you want?" Sophronia was moved to exasperation."Me? Stockings and breeches to come back in fashion. I do miss seeing a man's calves.
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My name is Phoebe Meadows." I covered my nakedness again with my arms. "I k

My name is Phoebe Meadows." I covered my nakedness again with my arms. "I know it's a little late for this, since I'm currently lying butt naked in your arms, and you've already saved my life three times, but now is better than never. You can call me Phoe
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Some of the pain released, and love filled the cleared space, uniting, magn

Some of the pain released, and love filled the cleared space, uniting, magnetizing more self-love to it.
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Forbes did, in fact, break new ground for women...She was an irrepressible

Forbes did, in fact, break new ground for women...She was an irrepressible and independent traveler who took risky and difficult trips, braved the hostility of the colonial officials and bureaucrats of the British empire, and invaded the male sphere of ex
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There is a price to be paid for any accomplishment.

There is a price to be paid for any accomplishment.
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It is better to have a hen tomorrow than an egg today.

It is better to have a hen tomorrow than an egg today.
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There’s a fine line between appropriate and inappropriate, but it better be

There’s a fine line between appropriate and inappropriate, but it better be a strong, clear line.' As a teacher, I took that advice to heart. As a writer, I asked, “'But what happens if the line isn’t strong or clear?
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I am a selfish, conceited, impudent little animal, it is true, but, after a

I am a selfish, conceited, impudent little animal, it is true, but, after all, I am only one grand conglomeration of Wanting…
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Screw you, I don't hate you I just don't find any good reason to like you.

Screw you, I don't hate you I just don't find any good reason to like you.
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Sometimes life is too hard to be alone, and sometimes life is too good to b

Sometimes life is too hard to be alone, and sometimes life is too good to be alone.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

To me, history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn't just part of our

To me, history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn't just part of our civic responsibility. To me, it's an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or musi
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