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Le Monstre de la Mer by
50
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Prompted By The Twilight Zone

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“When will we ever get another chance to see a sea monster?” Patti urged, sealing the deal.
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Applesauce Cake by
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(103 Stories)

Prompted By Recipes

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Ironically, applesauce cake is sort of the "Holy Roman Empire" of cakes.  At least my mother's recipe contained virtually no applesauce, and you certainly couldn't taste it. 
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Not So Beautiful, But Oh So Tasty by
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(7 Stories)

Prompted By The Garden

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Calling it a garden gives it (or me) far more credit than is due. Rather, we have a few spots bordering a swimming pool where my lazy inner farmer takes over.  When we moved into the house in 1992, the eastern edge of the back yard had overgrown rose bushes that hadn’t been pruned for…
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The beauty, the splendor, the wonder of my hair by
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(210 Stories)

Prompted By Hair

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The musical Hair opened on Broadway in April 1968, and I saw it some time that spring with my friend Amy, who lived in Manhattan. Amy had been my roommate the previous summer at a program for high school students at Syracuse University. It was Amy who first introduced me to marijuana, so it was…
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Prompt and Circumstance by
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(39 Stories)

Prompted By Reconnecting

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(T)he point of these reminiscences isn’t a specific memory, it’s about the conversations that ensue about those memories.
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The Soviet Matter by
100
(109 Stories)

Prompted By Cold War Coping

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Revenge is a dish best served cold.
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OK, Younger Generations by
100
(113 Stories)

Prompted By Ageism

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Think of what we all could accomplish if all parties stopped eye rolling ... and lecturing ... and started working together.
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A Doggerel for the 60s by
100
(113 Stories)

Prompted By Fads and Trends

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It’s the Age of Aquarius, a 60s party, get your flower power on ...
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John and Stella by
10
(21 Stories)

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A story about a boy, his grandmother, and a boat.
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I Cheated on Tests in First Grade by
10
(11 Stories)

Prompted By Exams

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My boss said "I'd love to spend an hour inside your head someday".
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