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  • Sweetwater Stiletto

    I will be the first to tell you, I am so incredibly in love with this website. It’s a home for me and I built it to house and preserve my innermost ponderings, my deepest conflicts and my most enlightening revelations.

    Over the years, I’ve written on almost every conceivable topic. From death-with-dignity issues to police brutality to the emergence of my own coming-of-age in my forties, there is no topic too scandalous or too delicate about which to form a thoughtful opinion. My offerings are vivid, my audience is diverse and my scope is fearless.

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Friends, Brothers and the Future King of England

We had a boat and often visited our neighbors. Nearly all lived as we did, on the banks above the canal. It was a most delightful life, so free from care. The servants (were) happy too, so lighthearted... [Read more]

The Clutter Remedy

PC: Instagram @within_novaki Remember the Nineties, when trendy new cable networks like HGTV featured reality shows about getting your life organized? A team of tough-as-nails psychologists worked with... [Read more]

The Fall of 1855

In the fall of this year, 1855, my sister and I went to boarding school in Richmond. Mr. Hubert Pierce Lifefors*, who was trained to the Jesuit Faith and destined for their ministry, by some incluence*,... [Read more]

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