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Thank You Danny Dunn! by (3 Stories)

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Thank you Danny Dunn! Thank you Danny Dunn.  Thank you Scholastic Books.  Thank you Dad. I’ve always loved to read.   Throughout elementary school, and especially in third grade, the best days were when the teacher handed out the scholastic books newsletter with an order form.  That year, I got two books. Both were, and likely…
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Fears, Phobias and FOMO by (3 Stories)

Prompted By Fears and Phobias

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Fears, Phobias & FOMO Fears? Hmmm. Phobias? Double Hmmm. I’ve scanned through the decades of my life and come up short.  Discrete memories of discomfort are vivid, but they remain in their specific time and space, like my discomfort riding at over night camp.  To be sure I have dislikes, like severe turbulence, but fortunately…
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Pills & Ills by (3 Stories)

Prompted By Pills

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One pill makes you larger, and one pill makes you small. And the one that mother gives you, doesn’t do anything at all…. Go ask Alice, when she’s 10 feet tall. (Jefferson Airplane)   Music to every boomers’ ears. But, which side of the great divide did you settle into? Alas, are your memories enshrined…
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