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Message From The Archives | I Hate Being A Mom Today … By Eve Reiland circa 2005

Feb 23, 2005, 1:43 PM  | Email From My Son’s Teacher Hi Genevieve, I’m writing to inform you of Jared’s incomplete homework from last night. I only assigned 2 assignments and neither were completed. Spelling definitions and 9 math problems. He also did not have a reading signature. In the past 6 math assignments Jared has not completed any. I would really appreciate […]

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The Books That Samuel Beckett Read and Really Liked (1941-1956) | Open Culture

Clad in a black turtleneck and with a shock of white hair, Samuel Beckett was a gaunt, gloomy high priest of modernism. Source: The Books That Samuel Beckett Read and Really Liked (1941-1956) | Open Culture

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Ring Around My Nosey—An Adult Mid-Life Crisis! | Atypical 60

It started out innocently enough. As innocent as a child playing Ring Around the Rosey! I was thinking back to when I was in my early twenties—before I left home and went out on my own.  I wanted t… Source: Ring Around My Nosey—An Adult Mid-Life Crisis! | Atypical 60

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Thinking, Drinking and Pills – Jake Allen Sharp

I had a prescription had its restriction said the machines I should not operate. Good pain from contusion it caused some confusion I read the warning a little too late. I was on a forklift driving down the highway on my way to Burger King I saw the bluelights, patrol of the highway, and I […]

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Washington County couple, accused of caging autistic girl, pleads guilty to lesser charge

Mickey Sparks and Patricia Laws were originally charged with aggravated child neglect, but after the plea deal, they both now face a lesser charge of child neglect. Source: Washington County couple, accused of caging autistic girl, pleads guilty to lesser charge

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Autopsy Scheduled for Friday for Bristol Woman; Sheriff’s Office Says Woman Had Insufficient Clothing On in Freezing Temps | Local News | wspynews.com

UPDATE 1/11/19 at 6:00 a.m. Source: Autopsy Scheduled for Friday for Bristol Woman; Sheriff’s Office Says Woman Had Insufficient Clothing On in Freezing Temps | Local News | wspynews.com

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UPDATE: Couple accused of keeping autistic child in cage given probation | WEAR

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (WCYB) – A Washington County, Tennessee couple arrested in 2017 after their autistic daughter was found in a makeshift cage received probation following a hearing in Criminal Court on Thursday. Mickey Sparks, 64, and Patricia Laws, 44, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of child neglect but their girl, who was discovered by […]