UML Writing Contest Ends June 30

This post originally ran on March 12, 2021, but it’s being repeated here as a reminder of the approaching contest deadline.   ATLANTIC CURRENTS II Enter Your Original Writing—Compete for Cash Prizes Attention, writers! Alumni and students of UMass Lowell and University College Cork are invited to submit original prose…

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Boarding School Blues: Chapter 14

Boarding School Blues By Louise Peloquin Ch. 14: Back to the Fold Mother and daughters weren’t thinking of the fleeting minutes. Instead, they were lingering at the picnic table scraping their paper cups with flat wooden spoons, extracting every last drop of melted ice cream. Maman started examining her eldest…

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Casino Tales

Casino Tales By David Daniel Covid Restrictions Easing, Area Casinos Look For Jackpot – The Boston Globe 5/23/21 1. Christina’s Other World The elevator on the casino level is crowded when the Wagmans board. “Thirty, please,” Neil Wagman says. A woman standing near the panel pokes it. “The VIP lounge,”…

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