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Holiday Haiku: The Golf Cart Holiday Renegade

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MOM OPTS FOR RUM SHOTS! SHE HOPS INTO THE GOLF CART FEISTY, FULL OF VERVE        Mini is an entrepreneur and artist based out of Irvine, CA where I write, draw and… Continue reading

Holiday Haiku: Never Fear there is a Bright New Year

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BENEATH WINTER’S CLOAK MY FIERY HEART BURNS BRIGHTLY WAITING FOR SPRING’S CALL ABOUT THE AUTHOR: MINI MUKHERJEE Mini is an entrepreneur and artist based out of Irvine, CA. When Mini is not immersed in writing and illustration,… Continue reading

Holiday Haiku: A Bittersweet Relationship

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SMELLS FROM THE KITCHEN OH, EGG BAKE HOW I LOVE THEE YET MY THIGHS DESPISE!   ABOUT THE AUTHOR Mini Mukherjee is an entrepreneur and artist based out of Irvine, CA. When Mini is not immersed in writing… Continue reading

Hilla the Hairy Hero

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Hilla the Hairy Hero By Mini Mukherjee In the fifth grade I came home early from school and my parents found me hiding underneath the bed, my face slick with tears. The teasing… Continue reading

Part II: With Open Arms

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The rain came down hard and fast that night, splattering against the windows and seeping into the tiny crevices of the cramped London townhome. The dreary evening matched Grace Park’s dazed mood as she… Continue reading

Part I: The Joy in Acceptance

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The Singh family lives in a quaint Los Angeles neighborhood, where children spend summers away and the hedges are pruned high to block out the incessant buzzing of city traffic. The Singhs moved… Continue reading

Reminder: Love those Laugh Lines

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The grandfather clock sounds off and I know without counting that it’s 6 PM. I hope Molly has picked out her outfit and brushed her hair. We agreed that she could wear her… Continue reading

Equal Under the Sun

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I remember when even the possibility of legalizing civil unions sparked national debates. I remember learning what a hate crime was the week that Matthew Shepard was beaten, tortured and left to die in Wyoming.… Continue reading

A Story About Believing

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This is the finale of a three-part story inspired by my family’s journey to the United States in the 1970’s. Please share your thoughts below – would love to hear from you!  Ann Arbor, MI… Continue reading

Read This if You Need A Reason To Smile

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The Smile Project is a collection of short stories about women embracing who they are by being courageous, connected and authentic. My mission is to spread smiles, one story at a time. So take a few minutes… Continue reading