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jane-wilson's picture
Jan.18.2013
"Ticket to Tokyo" Dad loved, or rather lived to travel.  He was also habitually late.  I don't remember being a guest at a wedding where we were seated before the bride had begun her trip down the aisle. On his first trip to Japan, he double-parked the car, left it running ("to let...
jane-wilson's picture
Jan.18.2013
"A little detour in the way-back machine." Making time away from work for a vacation, particularly on short notice, is virtually impossible when you're a litigator with a busy practice.   I'd made it through the terrifying months following my departure from a big firm to establish my own...
tracy-ewens's picture
Jan.09.2013
I was at Whole Foods a few months ago and this woman was checking out the Chicken Teriyaki Bowls.  As I walked by she opened one and ate a piece of the chicken.  She put it in her mouth, looked up sort of savoring it and then shook her head, put the lid back on and put it back. I could...
daniel-handler's picture
Jan.03.2013
Children’s-book authors Lemony Snicket and Lisa Brown, the team behind The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming: A Christmas Story, tell The Daily Beast about the zine they started and how they inspire each other. Where did you grow up? Lisa Brown: In a suburb of Hartford, Conn. My family were...
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Jan.03.2013
Children’s-book authors Lemony Snicket and Lisa Brown, the team behind The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming: A Christmas Story, tell The Daily Beast about the zine they started and how they inspire each other. Where did you grow up? Lisa Brown: In a suburb of Hartford, Conn. My family were...
cassandra-dunn's picture
Dec.19.2012
My ex and I have started the formal proceedings to divorce. At this point we’ve been living apart for 20 months, so it’s just paperwork and separating our finances. The emotional stuff was all processed long ago, and after years of struggle together, we’re on better terms apart. He texted me...
mary-wagner's picture
Dec.16.2012
Romance! Christmas! Second Chances! Happy Endings! I was in that kind of a mood when I sat down at the keyboard in December and had to write this short story, which I  finished a week before Christmas and then listed for $1.99 in the Amazon Kindle Store. There is no shortage of...
michelle-matthews-calloway's picture
Nov.15.2012
It was August 1956, and an Army soldier who had recently fought in Korea now faced deployment to a war in Vietnam. His best friend Charles (more commonly known as "Bully"), a guy he'd known since infancy, had been married for a couple of years to a very pretty girl that he was obviously crazy...
rhonda-frost's picture
Oct.26.2012
When my daughter Shanae and I wrote our book "Why Do I Have to Think Like a Man? How to Think Like a Lady and Still Get the Man", it was offered as the woman's perspective on dating and relationships. We talked about the real *ish we go through in the crazy world of dating. Its intent was to...
michael-warren's picture
Oct.25.2012
  You know the drill: she wants you out of the house and you don’t have a chance in court. Courts don’t put the wife out of the house–the husband always goes curbside. The problem is, his kids are still inside and, since the day they were born, he has been a vital emotional force in their...