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Timed Writing 1

I am a member of a writing group called Walkerton Writers. At the start of each meeting, we are given a timed writing activity. The prompt for this one was, “On seeing the first firefly of the season, the young girl asked her mom what makes the firefly light up.” “Well Dear,” said her mother, […]

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The Loser’s Lounge

It was October 7, nearly a week after the government shutdown began. Representative Joseph Perry from Nebraska walked across the mall, a bit sore, but feeling slightly better. His workout in the exclusive House gym was the first step toward some serious changes he needed to make.  As he walked through the depressingly empty mall […]

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