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Nothing to See Here

The reaction of the villagers was unexpected

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When I was almost ten, my mother and I took my Grandmother to Ireland to die.

This sounds more depressing than it was.

While Gommie, my grandmother, was done with life, life wasn’t done with her. Despite her predictions, she’d live happily and quite contentedly for another few years in the Emerald Isles.




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

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Christine Schoenwald

Christine Schoenwald

Writer for The Los Angeles Times, Salon, The Startup, Tenderly, Fearless She Wrote, MuddyUm.

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