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Newest Chapter: A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXV

Newest Chapter: A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXV

Rachel St. Louis, Reporter

May 17, 2018


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A Daisy for Hannah Jane Chapter XXV FOUR MONTHS LATER •DECEMBER 1917 • I woke to Harriet’s soft singing, her own harmony mixing with the fragile melody she sang. Blinking my still-heavy eyelids open, I saw Harriet dancing across the room to open the curtains. They bare windows revealed layer...

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXIV

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXIV

Rachel St. Louis, Reporter

May 10, 2018


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A Daisy for Hannah Jane Chapter XXIV The sky was overcast and so was my mind, whirling with the ferocious gusts outside. Burdened with the news, Grandmother and I climbed into the elaborate carriage, or, as Grandmother called it, a “coach.” Timothy, our best stable boy and a few years my junior, ...

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXIII

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXIII

Rachel St. Louis, Reporter

May 3, 2018


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A Daisy for Hannah Jane Chapter XXIII Everyone and everything, from the church belltower beyond our dirt roads to the fish in the neighbors’ pond, was just plain fine. All seemed right in the world. The meadowlarks were singing their little beady heads off as the clouds churned themselves overhe...

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXII

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXII

Rachel St. Louis, Reporter

May 3, 2018


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A Daisy for Hannah Jane Chapter XXII Jamison’s search for what has now been deemed as “the men” continued. He ate, breathed, and slept all things detective. Boy, was I a fortunate female. But the problem was, it was nearly September now and everyone was restless. Restless to end the summer ...

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXI

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXI

Rachel St. Louis, Reporter

May 3, 2018


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 A Daisy for Hannah Jane Chapter XXI It was just a normal Thursday morning when Jamison gave us his announcement. The newlyweds were back, and I insisted they join us as we ate a quiet, hearty breakfast. I couldn’t have been less prepared. “I’m going to find those men.” Grandmother all ...

Poisonous Pictures

Poisonous Pictures

Madison Martin, Editor in chief

May 2, 2018


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Helen’s father was trying to get himself killed in the most exotic way possible. The world's worst midlife had resulted in her sitting in the middle of the arctic ocean in a tiny wooden kayak. She had long lost feeling in every part of her body. She wasn’t even sure if she was alive she very wel...

My First Library Card

My First Library Card

Lily Lefevre, A&E Editor

May 1, 2018


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The most prominent memory I have is scribbling my 7-year-old handwriting on my first library card. It felt official and good beneath my hands as I wrote my own name, as I yearned to be older and feel some sort of responsibility. I tried my best to be neat, but the letters came out shaky and wonky anyway...

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XX

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XX

Rachel St. Louis, Reporter

April 19, 2018


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 A Daisy for Hannah Jane Chapter XX “She said what?” “I know. I’m so, so sorry. I never m-m-meant to put this kind of pressure on you. Not in a th-thousand years would I force you into an ar-ar-rranged m-marriage.” “Oh, Janie, don’t cry. Please,” he whispered, wiping my cheeks...

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XIX

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XIX

Rachel St. Louis, Reporter

April 19, 2018


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 A Daisy for Hannah Jane PART III Chapter XIX I watched Caleb and Harriet, touched. They were a blessed couple in many ways: First, they had loved each other since their youth. Second, they had somehow managed to find each other again when Caleb got a job from the infamous Mr. Chauldings, who had employed ...

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XVII

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XVII

April 12, 2018


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A Daisy for Hannah Jane Chapter XVII Jamison and Hannah Jane tried everything they could to help Harriet Beatrice Kimbley. The smelling salts were of no use and nothing else could aid the suffering woman. Hannah Jane fluffed the biggest pillow for probably the eighteenth time, never taking her ...

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XVIII

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XVIII

Rachel St. Louis, Reporter

April 12, 2018


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 A Daisy for Hannah Jane Chapter XVIII The doctor finally arrived. He was a neat man by the name of Handen, carrying a briefcase large enough to hold Africa and constantly adjusting his wide-rimmed spectacles. Jamison prayed he fit his job title they way his wedding ring squeezed his pale finger. Dr. Handen was...

ADfHJ Letter of Thanks

ADfHJ Letter of Thanks

April 11, 2018


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Dear reader(s), I thank you for taking time out of your day to sit down and read words I typed onto a computer screen, in this day and age of overlooking the calligraphy I prefer. This story has definitely been a tough one to write, but a heartfelt one all the same. Writing a chapter each week has be...

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