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Suicide

Today I learnt that one of my son’s high school mates has committed suicide. He was a very nice teenage young man who for reasons

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Jamshid’s Story – Part 2 of 2

    Ladan:       Farid joon you sit here and Guy you sit over there                  beside Farid.  Grandma please sit here near me                  so I can serve you

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Grown Up Little Brats

Where have all the little jerks who were trouble and bullies and caused pain on other kids at school gone?  Well, unfortunately these guys are

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Sunday, Bloody Sunday

The other Sunday I was relaxing and reading my book when I suddenly heard my cousin’s extremely high pitched scream.  I nearly jumped out of

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Words

    Large rear,  Oh dear, Brighton piercigar in hand, here I stand, a baby grandmental, dental, penny farthing rentalpink dresser, garlic presser, a full

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Death Phobia

At each stage in life we look at death in a different way. When I was much younger, say in my twenties, death seemed to

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Napoleon Complex

I remember when I was just a wee lad at school, I had a classmate who was a real pain. He was the sort who

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Sales Call

The other day I was taking it easy at the store when the telephone rang. It was a stockbroker trying to sell me some investments.

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Writing Love: True Love

Writing Love series:   One hot summer day, to be precise, one Friday the thirteenth of August, at about a quarter to three in the

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Adoption: How Risky is it?

I personally have nothing against adoption and indeed some years ago I was about to adopt two little children from Kagazestaan who were here in

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BOOOOO

As usual Maria came to the store to buy her daily chocolate bar and as usual she started chatting away about something that was occupying

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CNN Sold to NBC

From Uganda Morning Dispatch:   All the major news agencies are reporting that due to the drastic fall in its advertising revenues, CNN has been

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The winking waitress

the other day maryam and me went for our weekly dose of pasta to our favorite restaurant. i was surprised to see a new waitress

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a walk in the snow

the other day dilip sri veriveraji was in the store offering us his tales. one story he told us has stayed in my mind and

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