Category Archives: Personal

People in their 50-60s/older greatly underestimate and misunderstand their value to employers/the market/society

Every word of this article resonates with me. Being made redundant in my sixties made me feel awful. After ten years of loyal service to my previous company, I feel betrayed. My view is that loyalty is bidirectional. I know … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal – Embers (Short Stories)

Originally posted on Trent's World (the Blog):
Yes, I have another book in the works, a book of short stories.  I call it “Embers“.  One of the short stories is Embers, which was actually named from a #writephoto challenge…

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The Weekly Smile – 10/15/2018 – Welcome Back! #weeklysmile

Originally posted on Trent's World (the Blog):
On the 13th of September, 2017,  I posted the last Weekly Smile.  It was a long run –  88 of The Weekly Smile plus a month of The Daily Smile.  That post…

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CRACKED FABLES // The Hedgehog and the Cactus

Originally posted on unbolt me:
Hieronymous Hedgehog was extremely picky, it was true, but he never could see the point in settling for second best. Bothering to get out of bed each morning was his tacit agreement that he’d engage…

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Artie, The Time Traveling Chimp – Poem by Chris Graham…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Artie, the Time Traveling Chimp, was walking with an obvious limp. I asked, “What’s the matter?”, as he collapsed on a chair, with a clatter. “I crashed my machine. You…

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Book Review: The Lady in the Spitfire by Helena P. Schrader

Originally posted on Write to Inspire:
The Lady in the Spitfire by Helena P. Schrader My rating: 4 of 5 stars Yet another WWII story of love and conflict This book is one more reason for me to declare my…

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Postage Stamps

Recently, I bought a card to send to a good friend of mine who lives in Denver, Colorado. Shirley was diagnosed with double cancer about two years ago. A melanoma and breast cancer. The melanoma was removed early on and … Continue reading

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