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  • “What so proudly we”…HELL NO!

    I am angry, embarrassed, frustrated and scared, but proud? It’s not an adjective I would use to describe how I feel about my country right now. Not at all! I can remember the day when my feelings began to change. It was on my 57th...
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  • A sword, an abacus, a letter and a chair

    The sword lies on display on the mantel above the fireplace, a souvenir from Japan bought years ago during the war. The abacus on the bookshelf counts the years (23) since his passing. A letter on the nightstand, quickly accessible to read at any nostalgic...
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  • In your daughter’s eyes

    “You have your mother’s eyes, high cheek bones and big smile,”is what others tell me when I show them a picture of my mom. Inwardly I cringe, wanting to give them a snarky reply, but instead I politely thank them and immediately change the subject....
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  • Mean girls don’t cry

    I walk into the room as the two girls who were having an animated discussion glanced up at me for a millisecond, offered a curt disinterested hello and then turned away in abrupt, awkward silence. This time, I had heard a bit of their conversation;...
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  • The gold throne

    The dream had felt so real. In his dream, a beautiful woman had approached him carrying a tray of food and wine, hips swaying — enticing. He reached for it eagerly; he knew he would end up in bed with her. He took a bite...
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  • Fairy tale day

    In honor of Fairy tale day, several of our great writers of iPinion have written a fairy tale in celebration. Make this day magical!
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  • “What’s in a name?”

    In 1861, the linguist, Max Müller compiled a list of six possible theories on the origins of the spoken word. In his publication, he listed the theories by their nicknames; Bow Wow, Pooh Pooh, Yo-he-ho, Ta Ta, La La and Ding Dong. Shama Lama Ding Dong. Did...
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  • Annual fundraiser

    This is our first ever, I believe, annual fundraiser drive.  As many of you know, iPinion is a non profit website and all columnists, photographers, editors and owners, do not get paid for what they do.  They enjoy participating in this website, hopefully, as much...
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  • The end

    …and she lived happily ever after. That’s how I pictured life after work to be and thus far, I have not been disappointed. It has been over a year and a half since I walked out on my last day at my job, but even...
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