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Me and the Boys and that Fun Trip to New Orleans

I recently saw a bunch of cute jokes about New Orleans on Facebook. They immediately made me remember one of my own wild experiences there. This essay was originally published in: Me and the Boys and that Fun Trip to … Continue reading

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Getting Closer

The end is in sight in so many ways. The school year is coming to an end. (I’ve been homeschooling my grandkids which has been a challenge – I believe teachers should be put up for sainthood). The pandemic seems … Continue reading

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Too many projects, not enough time

If anyone had told me a year ago that I’d have written so little during a time when everything seemed to come to an end, I’d have laughed. I thought if I had a year to write, I’d come up … Continue reading

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Wendy Thornton Bio:Wendy Thornton is a freelance writer and editor who has been published in Riverteeth, Epiphany, MacGuffin and many other literary journals and books. Her memoir, Dear Oprah Or How I Beat Cancer and Learned to Love Daytime TV, … Continue reading

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Seven Sides of Shakespeare:

A Movie for Today’s Tempest All the world’s a stage,And all the men and women merely players;They have their exits and their entrances,And one man in his time plays many parts,His acts being seven ages.                               William Shakespeare                                     Yesterday, I … Continue reading

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Imagine – John Lennon Takes Me Home

Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans. Beautiful Boy, from Double Fantasy, John Lennon When you’re drowning, you don’t say ‘I would be incredibly pleased if someone would have the foresight to notice me drowning and … Continue reading

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Bear Trapped: Blowback The only good thing about this stupid pandemic (or panda-menic as my little sister describes it 🙂 ) is that I finally finished one of my books. I’m working on three more and a screenplay. But this … Continue reading

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From Adelaide Magazine – Those Lovely Family Moments

I was updating my bio to send a couple of new pieces out. I finished a book of poetry and an essay recently – the good thing about being stuck at home during a pandemic.  I always liked this story, … Continue reading

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Found an old Poem

I’m trying to put out two books of poetry to various writing contests. One has been submitted to a number of places and got some good feedback (and a lot of the poems in it have been published already).  That’s … Continue reading

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Where Does the Time Go?

I haven’t put anything out on this site in ages. I have been doing an incredible amount of new writing, though. Unfortunately, I keep remember what someone one said to me about not marketing my own work – “Emily Dickinson’s … Continue reading

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