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Historical Non-Fiction in Northern Ontario

Archive for February 16th, 2014

Insert Brain Here

Originally posted on Hi. I'm Dave.:
Back in 2012, the Army sent me to its language school in Monterey, California to learn Arabic. It’s an intense, stressful, 64-week, full-time course, after which graduates are functionally fluent. On the first day, my 30 classmates and I received introductory lectures by various administrators. I blew off the one who warned us that older students tended to have more trouble with studies.…

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Late Bloomer

This one’s for Stephanie, one the funniest gals I’ve met on WordPress. Sister in writing and in underwear or, I suppose, blogging and bra-gging. WordPress suggests that I write about my strongest memory of heart-pounding belly-twisting nervousness: what caused the adrenaline? Was it justified? How did I respond? Short answers: Q: What caused the adrenaline? A: I wanted to ask my Mom when I’d get a bra. Q:Was it justified? A: […]

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