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Crabby Kids – MW 5 Ex 2

Crabby Kids My wife and two toddler daughters were visiting my terrestrial research sites in SE Alaska on Prince of Wales Island. Where the island was not clear cut, the island was dominated by tall dark green coniferous forests.  The … Continue reading

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Lesson 5 exercise 2 How we meet

Meeting Dick the first time My husband Jerry was in the Navy and we had just arrived at our new duty station, Adak Alaska, located on the Aleutian Islands with our two young daughters four and seven. When our household … Continue reading

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My Block

Guy told fairytales one summer night, by the court, until it got dark. We were sitting on his car. What a funny name for a man. Guy. Coco levio. One day I joined a huge caravan of bigwheels speeding around … Continue reading

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“Sounds Like Heaven”

It’s summer.  My library card is in my pocket. I’m walking to the library. I’m nine or ten.  Down Batchelder St, onto Shore Pkwy, past Brown St, Haring and onto Nostrand, across Shore Pkwy North of the Belt, then past Voorhies, Ave Z, … Continue reading

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Lucky Book

Choose one of the scenes you listed for Exercise 1, and write part of the scene. Try to weave in some descriptive details Christmas! I’m sure I received many gifts that year. But I can’t remember any of them except … Continue reading

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Description of place

The wooden barn-like structure smelled of cedar and dog. We were led first through a half-door, the top being held back with a blue bungee. I spotted some young dogs that were not Dobermans. I didn’t know what they were, … Continue reading

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Lesson 5 exer 1

CWN MEMOIR Lesson 5   KEY SCENES   Having a neurological out/ in body spiritual experinces. Lying on the concrete outside my home stroking in bliss. Seeing double and side ways in the ICU. Being admitted tot he hospital (floor). … Continue reading

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Don’t Look Back

“You have to go now, Danny,” Claudia said quietly, as we stood beside her car in the low dusk light. The sound of lapping waves against the seawall drowned out the hum of the town, whilst seagulls called from the … Continue reading

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CLAIM TO FAME

Steve tip-toed barefoot into my shop; he was bleary eyed and disheveled.  Clearly, he had just tumbled out of bed. ‘Hi mate…..got any milk?’ I pointed to the chiller at the back of the shop. The young man walked delicately … Continue reading

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Creative Writing : Lesson 5

Exercise 1: Key scenes from my memoir “Head sticking into the Gladioli Careering down the road in my blue “”Ferrari’ In the hospital ward with prople dying from what I was suffering from My retirement function Going to a bar … Continue reading

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