The Memoirist
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The Memoirist

I’m never ordering pizza from that place

And no, he didn’t offer to help me save 15% on my car insurance

One day a few weeks ago, I was driving along, minding my own business, and one of those tiny, lizard/gekko things crawled up from beneath my windshield wipers and onto my windshield. I admit, it scared the daylights out of me, stuck to my windshield, giving me the lizard/gecko eye. I recovered pretty quickly though and dove for my…




We publish memoirs, personal essays, and fictional memoir. Creative stories unpacked from the nostalgic hope chests of our lives.

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Susan McCorkindale

Susan McCorkindale

Rugby mom, soccer mom, author, hopeless optimist. Reach me at

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