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  • The Mongols

    There are at least 20 different ways in which the Mongolians are unique.     The agricultural revolution. It’s hard to build cities based on grass and pasture-fed animals, except for the Mongols.   Indus Valley Civilization. It’s hard to… Read More ›

  • Dialogue 2

    “Shhht! Keep your voice down!” He waved his hand at her sharply.   “Why? Why should I keep my voice down? You always go about doing whatever you want, writing posts here and there as if you’re a real writer,… Read More ›

  • Dialogue 1

    “Shhht! Keep your voice down!”   “Why? Why should I keep my voice down? You always go about doing whatever you want, writing posts here and there as if you’re a real writer, throwing ink on any old page that… Read More ›

  • Point of View 5

    I take the master key from the kid at the front desk and walk down to #103.   #101, #102… #103. Here we are. I try the door. Locked. Hmm. Not surprising. Most hotel doors lock themselves. Insert… twist… and…… Read More ›

  • Point of View 4

    “That’s so dumb. You’re such a dork!” Kim laughed.   “Hey, no, girl. This is legit. ‘What’s your love language?’ That’s my question,” insisted Deon.   “That sounds stupid. What’s a ‘love language’ anyway?”   “Well, here. Hang on. Here… Read More ›

  • Point of View 3

    Oh, damn, there’s no parking, Elaine thought, leaning forward to stare through the windshield. It was sprinkling mildly, and it was getting dark. She circled the block again, eyeing whether she’d fit into that almost-spot at the corner. Meh. Should… Read More ›