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    Mistakes

    So I was looking for some essay contests to enter and I found THE ONE, on my first try. It’s because I looked at the Creative Nonfiction website. I subscribe to their magazine and love it. Last year, I nearly submitted an essay for the Southern Sin issue but in the end, decided not to submit. But this new one? Oh yeah, I am definitely in and I think I could win it! Why? Because the topic is MISTAKES. Lordy! This one is right up my alley and they pretty much just handed it to me. My life, and my decisions, have been one mistake after the other. Let me…

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    Once Upon A Time…

    There was a time when I had girlfriends. Or at least I thought I had a great group of girlfriends. Now I often wonder if they just hung around me out of pity. Why do I wonder this after all this time? Because after all this time, I no longer hear from any of them, unless it is via Facebook and that’s when I go hunt them down and look on their page to see what they’ve been up to lately. We used to get together on a regular basis. Then I got married, they moved on with other things. I understand life gets in the way and people have…