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Immeasurable, incomprehensible by
100
(105 Stories)

Prompted By 9/11

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Like matter, gravitational energy can neither be created nor destroyed.
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Nakey: The Concert by
10
(19 Stories)

Prompted By Nudity

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"Keep your eyes closed, Mrs. Goldsby, and imagine your listeners dressed in gabardine and silk. Or at the very least, underpants."
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A Fleeting Mentor by
5
(9 Stories)

Prompted By Teachers & Mentors

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Days later, I discovered a note and her card, tucked farther back in the book I'd been reading.
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Stanley Mouse and the little white pill by
100
(105 Stories)

Prompted By Altered States

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I set out for California in a three-quarter ton GMC panel truck that burned oil quicker than gasoline. No matter, I had some pals, some cash, a stash, a map, and a mission. When I landed in San Francisco, I re-joined the Mime Troupe, a radical theater company that performed free shows in the parks…
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Becoming a Modern Elder by
100
(108 Stories)

Prompted By Ageism

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At first I did worry about what to wear (torn, skinny jeans look great on a 30-year-old but on me, not so much), and whether I knew enough about my smart phone.
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The Cheesecake Chronicles by
50
(70 Stories)

Prompted By Recipes

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Some kid named Steven Spielberg was a friend of my boss and, before he landed his first gig, basically squatted in the tiny empty office across from mine.
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4.1 Miles and Three Hundred Fifty Years by
100
(105 Stories)

Prompted By Immigrants

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That was then; this is now.
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A Wish Fulfilled. . .The Hard Way by
50
(66 Stories)

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When my husband and I bought our first house after years of being renters, we were excited but a little bit terrified. The night before we made our offer, neither one of us got any sleep. We had looked and looked, and then one day the mother of one of our daughter’s kindergarten classmates told…
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Celebrating the New Year Over a Lifetime by
100
(134 Stories)

Prompted By The New Year

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Looking over the ways I have celebrated the New Year, it’s hard to remember why it used to be such a big deal.
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What to Wear: A Musician’s Wardrobe through the Decades by
10
(19 Stories)

Prompted By What We Wore

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I favored one dress—an electric-blue sateen-spandex thing—that was cut down to here and up to there. It threatened to expose my left breast every time I reached for the bass notes.
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