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1 Memorial Day: Human and Heroic by PuffDragon

This was a speech I wrote and gave in Parshall, ND for Memorial Day 2009. I think i shows how today's warfighters feel about Memorial Day.
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Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Essay
Tags: Military, True
Downloads: 628| Votes: 93 | Score: 9.38
Size: 4KB | 896 words | Posted:

2 Charlie Char Char - Book 4 - School Is Fun by Allan Kindred

Charlie encourages learning. For preschool age kids. Since my stories don't have illustrations it is up to the reader to do it with great descriptive drama and fun.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Kids
Tags: School, True
Downloads: 220| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 2KB | 439 words | Posted:

3 A Tribute, on This Holiday by Lance Manne

An old warrior is honored for his sacrifice.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: True
Tags: Military, Aging
Downloads: 1238| Votes: 133 | Score: 9.11
Size: 3KB | 754 words | Posted:

4 The Magic of an Old Veteran's Dream by Lance Manne

The old veteran was feeble and frail. Would his final dream ever come true? I could make it happen. Would I take the time? Would those tired old eyes ever sparkle again?

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: True
Tags: Historical, Military, Aging
Downloads: 1663| Votes: 155 | Score: 8.99
Size: 11KB | 2,327 words | Posted:

5 Dads Guide to Surviving a C-section by jeff thomas

A father's misadventures while preparing for the birth of his first son by C-Section. This is a mostly true story with a healthy dose of embellishment and told with tongue firmly placed in cheek.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: True
Tags: Humor, True
Downloads: 630| Votes: 40 | Score: 8.94
Size: 18KB | 3,563 words | Posted:

6 Old Stuff and Memories... by Ragnaar

A short moment in time today. The Past came back today.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: True
Tags: True, War
Downloads: 953| Votes: 82 | Score: 8.82
Size: 2KB | 389 words | Posted:

7 Problems by Pedant

Gordy and Weena (9)
Gordy, Weena, Patrick, et al., encounter numerous problems of various sorts.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Coming of Age, True
Downloads: 3550| Votes: 232 | Score: 8.77
Size: 147KB | 27,123 words | Posted: Concluded:

8 Hard Times Oklahoma by TC Allen

Harley and Ida Duran were share croppers and nice people in a time and place where nice people weren't appreciated. Share croppers were considered less valuable than dirt. However, there are those who can be nice and still persevere, no matter who their enemies may be. Harley teaches his enemies that it's okay to turn the other cheek... After that you make sure they can't smite you on the other cheek.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Romance, Violence, Historical, True, Dystopian, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 7633| Votes: 258 | Score: 8.77
Size: 496KB | 97,058 words | Posted: Concluded:

9 Advice on Choosing a Mistress by Benjamin Franklin

One of the USA's Founding Fathers offers sage advice just as appropriate now as when it was first penned more than 250 years ago.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: True
Tags: Historical, True
Downloads: 1316| Votes: 53 | Score: 8.76
Size: 3KB | 632 words | Posted:

10 Sarah's Love by Allan Kindred

A surly veteran and an orphaned little girl now being raised by her grandma meet and save each other from their torments.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: General
Tags: True
Downloads: 5821| Votes: 161 | Score: 8.58
Size: 740KB | 141,806 words | Posted: