Author Archives: S.P. Brown

About S.P. Brown

I really enjoy writing stories about my childhood, growing up black. I began writing when I was 7 years old, after being assigned to write an essay by my 2nd grade teacher. The essay was entitled "What I Did Over The Thanksgiving Break". I enjoyed retelling that story so much I've been writing ever since . The essay I wrote for that assignment was The Long Way Home, I hope you enjoy it,

Ten Plus Two More: (Part 2) The Treasure Revealed

This is Part II maybe you should read Part I first. ************************************************* “There it is!”, Parlo jumped out of the hole he’d dug and pointed. – “There what is?” “What have we been looking for you idiot?” – (Lester, under … Continue reading

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Ten Plus Two More: (Part 1) The Legend of the Lost Treasure of Piney Ridge

“Ten plus two more.” – “What?!” “Ten plus two more, that’s the answer, ten plus two more!” – “That’s the answer to what, what the heck are you babbling about?” “That’s the answer to the question the little boy asked … Continue reading

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Try Your Best to Stay Alive!

Police traffic stop, be ready. Photo courtesy of http://www.jamesdavisdefense.com First, let me preface this tutorial by informing you that I am, by no means, an expert in survival, legal matters or in law enforcement. I’ve simply been around longer than … Continue reading

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A Good Place to Land

Do you know what the really sad part is? The really sad part is that the story you are about to read is true and the names haven’t even been changed. Remember that old saying before every Dragnet episode? “The … Continue reading

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The House on Piney Ridge Road

*********************************** Miss Landers, turning to Beaver: “Beaver, I hope you still want to be a writer” Beaver: “Yes Miss Landers, you get yelled at a lot for things you didn’t do, but I still wanna to be a writer.” Miss … Continue reading

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Providence

I was baptized in the Rappahannock River in the summer of 1961. My older siblings, I and quite a few of our friends from the ridge had turned our lives over to Christ at Providence Baptist Church in Remington, Virginia, … Continue reading

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