by honeyforasalteyfish - Power vacuums lead to extremists, economic downturn, etc. It is in these climates when education, and peaceful rational discourse suffer. The west has contributed... Read More →
by honeyforasalteyfish - I will post links with more information about what I think are significant developments in human history as I have learned them. I am also interested in other... Read More →
by chiandre - It was just another busy night in the labor and delivery unit. Nurses were running around trying to give the report to the oncoming shift; doctors were yelling that... Read More →
by jaelpn - I once was a young boy- at the age of 8. Daddy took me fishin' and mama would bake.
My first car was a chevy, and a travelin' I went. Through the city and... Read More →
by VivaLasViejas - I used to be so proud of my sobriety.
Every year that I stayed away from alcohol was a cause for celebration. New Year's Eve of 1991 was the last time I'd taken... Read More →
by nursefrances - It was a typical weekday evening. My work day was done. I clocked out, sat in my car and began the 15 minute drive home. I was tired, hungry and ready to be in my... Read More →
by SoldierNurse22 - The creaking boards of the sturdy ship seemed to cry out beneath him, begging him to reconsider his plans. Nightfall's shifting shadows crept about the fringes of... Read More →
by SoldierNurse22 - The man's eyes lifted abruptly, coming to settle sharply on Samuel. "Aye... but how... how do you know... my name?" He gasped in utter confusion, that signature... Read More →
by SoldierNurse22 - As Liesl emerged into the service room she looked up, expecting to see Ellie's feet on the lantern room ledge. But the ledge--and the rest of the service room, for... Read More →
by honeyforasalteyfish - In the beginning...
When I was 18 the world was my oyster. I was supremely confident in my own intellect, and abilities. I thought nothing would stop me. I... Read More →
by travleur - The river holds many attractions, after all. Spanning thousands of years of rich and eventful history, it offers stunning national parks, unique archeological... Read More →
by VivaLasViejas - And now, for something a little different.....
As many of you know, I have battled mental illness for some time, and recently found myself in a very dark place.... Read More →
by ashley10 - What a treat it is to find that even in my fifties, I am not too out of shape (or too young) for this type of mentally and physically beneficial stretching, toning,... Read More →
by Noela08 - Now don’t get me wrong, as he transitioned from toddler to middle adult, it was an adventure. He was very out spoken and curious about everything. He loved TV and... Read More →
by SoldierNurse22 - Part 22
Ellie and Liesl sat in silent appreciation on the porch steps, dawn breaking in brilliant display behind the lighthouse as they stared out across the... Read More →
by SoldierNurse22 - Liesl descended the stairs just as Ellie was returning to the kitchen via the front hall.
"How was the inspection?" Liesl asked, joining Ellie in the kitchen.
... Read More →
by SoldierNurse22 - In that brief split-second of light, there had been a hand in the surf, desperately grasping for the shore. A formless body rolled violently, dimly silhouetted in... Read More →
by SoldierNurse22 - With firewood bundled in her apron and blankets tucked under one arm, Liesl rushed between the basement and the hallway closet to obtain the materials she'd need in... Read More →