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Crazy is Normal a classroom exposé
by Lloyd Lofthouse

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And The Whippoorwill Sang
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Recipes for Survival: Stories of Hope and Healing.
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25 Most Recent Memoir Short Stories

The Blue Collar Blues by Bob Stockton
A remembrance of the forties and fifties from my blue collar roots...
The Broken Chirstmas Ornament by Chinda LaMicce
It was cold today. As I reached for a sweater in the closet this morning, I knocked a Christmas ornament from the shelf. It was early morning and while it was cold outside, the sun came streaming through the window and shone bright. I heard, rather than saw, it fall. The dull thump and unm..
The Bush by Thomas Mutchler
The Call Button by Walt Hardester
I'm so bad...
View Photo of The Cannon at Pickel Meadow Read excerpt from The Cannon at Pickel Meadow The Cannon at Pickel Meadow by Gerard St. John
Pickel Meadow is the location of the cold weather and mountain warfare training center for the U.S. Marine Corps. Nearly 170 years ago, Col. John C. Fremont lost a cannon while fighting his way across the Sierras in a snowstorm. This is the story of a Marine who thought that he found the lost canno..
The Carpet by Pamela Wiedenbeck
Holidays at home should be executed with perfection. However, that is not always the case...
The Ceiling by Pamela Wiedenbeck
Many things hide in plain sight!..
The Chance To Say Goodbye by Mary Cunningham
How do you say goodbye to a friend? ..
View Photo of The Chaplains' Tales Read excerpt from The Chaplains' Tales The Chaplains' Tales by Gerard St. John
Two chaplains at the U.S. Naval Academy bring to mind two unforgettable stories. Jake Laboon..
The Check by R. Steven Reynolds
Sometimes the bad is all we can remember, but if you look a little bit you will remember some good...
The Chicken and the Egg by Pamela Wiedenbeck
The process of obtaining citizenship was not always long and complicated...
The Chocolate Lie by Charlie
Some secrets are worth taking to the grave... ..
The Christmas Tree - A Love Story by Bettye Johnson
Christmas memories and the importance of the Christmas tree to the author. ..
The colour of kindness by Christopher Haynes
A person named James, Was a new boy at the school, he was liked by everone, the Girls, the boys and all the teachers, he always got great marks in the tests he took. But one day he was looking around the class for who to sit next to when he was late for lessons, there was a seat next to all his ..
The Conversation by Hilding Lindquist
A conversation between a man and a woman..
This really happened! About twenty years ago but it happened, none the less...
The D.I. by Gerard St. John
Do men really remember the names of their drill instructors?..
The Daily Pageant...Kampot Edition by Morgan McFinn
Kampot news.....
The Day Dean Died by Garrett Diamond
About my uncle Dean. ..
The Day I Ran Away From Home by Lois Wauson
I was 12 years old, living on a farm with 6 brothers and sisters at that time. One day I ran away from home. It didn't turn out like I thought it would.This is a chapter from my book...
The Day the Devil Shed a Tear by * Starman * *
Madder than heck, I decided not to take it anymore. A word to the wise: Don't feed the wolves hoping they will lick you affectionately and whisper loving secrets in your ear. Why? Because at the end of the day, they are still wolves...
The Day the Milkman Came Late by Emile Tubiana
The consequences of someone being late with his task...
The Day When Our School Closed by Emile Tubiana
Facts and The Days When Bombing Started...
the day's fate... by John Leko
a short memoir of my terminally ill father who stepped into the light four days after this was written...
The Deer Hunt: War in the Woods by Ronald Hull
My recollection of what deer hunting was like 55 years ago. I've hunted with a camera ever since...
the diary of a chelsea fan by mejigbedu lekan
Chelsea is playing Manchester united in the English soccer premier league, this is how it went with my friends...
The Dinner Table by Heather Chandler
A short story about my younger self and a memory that will leave an imprint on my life forever...
The Dolphins of Akaroa by Evangeline Gilmour
The experience of watching dolphins swim along the side of the boat. ..
The Dreamtime by Butch Howard
~a memory..
View Photo of The Expert Witness Read excerpt from The Expert Witness The Expert Witness by Gerard St. John
In the law, an expert witness is a person who has knowledge or experience beyond that of the average juror and, accordingly, may express opinion (rather than fact) testimony. Critics call it the best testimony that money can buy...
The Field by Samuel Connelly
Again, loosly based off an actual event that happened to me. ..
View Photo of The Fight! Read excerpt from The Fight! The Fight! by Bradley Fralick
This is about a time in our, my brother and myself, are ready to forget!..
The Fire by Raymond Morrow
The Fireplace by Pamela Wiedenbeck
Where do the stockings get hung with care?..
This is the first two chapters of my recently released book, . . .AND THE WHIPPOORWILL SANG...
The Flaming Fondue by Edward Phillips
This might comprise a couple of pages if I were ever to write a memoir. And I have no intentions of writing one...
The Forsaken Friend by D. Isley
Ever had one of those nights when you just can't focus or put your thoughts on paper . . ...
The Ghost of Christmas Past by Beth Trissel
Christmas Memoir of 1960's rural Virginia..
The Girl With No Name by Brian Preston
The Girl With No Name...
The Grade by J Howard
Memories, like photos, are captured forever, and are to be revisited with new appreciation, as did my father in "The Grade." ---Memoir from my father, E.D. Clausen..
The Great Piano Auction by Shirley Kirsten
The author's passionate, if not insane, pursuit of a Steinway grand piano on the auction block...
View Photo of The Great Pretenders Read excerpt from The Great Pretenders The Great Pretenders by Gerard St. John
Pretense is part and parcel of our adversary system of justice. A trial is essentially a one-act play, like “Main Street” with a jury instead of an audience. Shakespeare might well have said that the courtroom is a stage and that all of us in it are pretenders, witnesses and lawyers alike. ..
The Green Straw Hat by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart
The Ones We Love Live On In Our Hearts..
The Guy Was Beautiful by E. P. Ned Burke
A young cynical newsman changes his outlook on life after meeting one honest man. ..
The Hanging Tree by Kirby Wright
I reached through the fence line, spun the valve, and then stuck my hand under the trough's nozzle. The water was cool. I watched a fly struggle to climb the side of what had been Gramma's bathtub. The tub had been a gift from her husband Chipper, long before they had running water at the ranch...
The House that smiled at me... by Frieda Groffy
This might be the start of a new book-short poetical momentum's in ones life- strong enough to be told...judge for yourself!..
The Impossible Dream by Elise Crawford
memoir published with More magazine August 2009..
The Inheritance by Liz Larrabee
Years ago, in Mexico, Consuela was my helper and friend. She made chicken soup and learned the English words, "two dollars." She lived in a slum where, day after day, second by second, her father was taking his last breath. This is what happened when he couldn't make up his mind whether to die or no..
THE JERK by R. Burrow
An evening with Don and his third wife. 17th rebuttal ..
View Photo of The Kaiser on the Corner Read excerpt from The Kaiser on the Corner The Kaiser on the Corner by Gerard St. John
Bob Boger owned the corner rowhouse on my block. I learned a lot from him over the course of our lives, beginning with the admonition, "Stay off my grass!" As the years passed, the subjects of our dealings became more complex. Years earlier, the Boger & Crawford textile company sponsored ..
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Memoir Stories
1. James Cagney Jr.
2. Dealing With Vicious Dogs
3. The Flaming Fondue
4. Tarzan, Jane and Boy
5. She was a Texas Navy War bride
6. Lamentation
7. Les belles journées à Hammam-Lif (Memoire
8. Dad's Hat.
9. Crazy is Normal, a classroom exposé, Scene
10. Crazy is Normal, a classroom exposé, Scene
11. Kimberly Reagan Sanchez Immigrates
12. Neptune's Realm - Love Among the Long Dead
13. Crazy is Normal, a classroom exposé, Scene
14. Crazy is Normal, a classroom exposé, Scene
15. Innocents Abroad in Tasmania
16. Le mariage de Fatma
17. Crazy is Normal, a classroom exposé, Scene
18. A Tribute to Jimmy Connors
19. Crazy is Normal, a classroom exposé, Scene
20. Crazy is Normal, a classroom exposé, Scene

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My Casino Caper
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