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A Worshiper's Heart Devotional: Ducks in a Row

A Worshiper's Heart Devotional: Ducks in a Row

by nursefrances - Simple things in life, like a family of ducks, can teach life lessons that uplift and encourage. Who would ever think that seeing a group of little feathered creatures and a man trying to save them...

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 19c

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 19c

by SoldierNurse22 - The fictional tale of lighthouse keepers in the 1880's, tending a Lake Michigan lighthouse. The characters in this story are completely fictional, while the lighthouse is quite real and still in use....

Is Email becoming a tool of the past?

Is Email becoming a tool of the past?

by madwife2002 - Email in our personal lives was the number one way of communicating to each other, we can send emails around the world with a click of a button. It was quicker than mailing a letter and waiting days...

The Dad He Didn't Have To Be

The Dad He Didn't Have To Be

by ElvishDNP - I am fortunate enough to have a stepfather who has gone to great lengths for me. There for my formative years and beyond. Always a great sense of humor. He's a great human being and I'd like to pay a...

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 17

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 17

by SoldierNurse22 - The fictional tale of lighthouse keepers in the 1880's, tending a Lake Michigan lighthouse. The characters in this story are completely fictional, while the lighthouse is quite real and still in use....

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 16

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 16

by SoldierNurse22 - The fictional tale of lighthouse keepers in the 1880's, tending a Lake Michigan lighthouse. The characters in this story are completely fictional, while the lighthouse is quite real and still in use....

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 15e

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 15e

by SoldierNurse22 - The end of Part 15. It's been an intense several weeks of living in my mind in 1863, seeing that battlefield as it must have looked in the aftermath of one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War....

To The Lonely Sea And The Sky -- Part 15c

To The Lonely Sea And The Sky -- Part 15c

by SoldierNurse22 - Five pages for you, gentle readers. My appreciation as always for your patience! I hope you enjoy an exceptionally long chunk of this story that's been building up for the past two weeks. Looks...

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 15b

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 15b

by SoldierNurse22 - A'right, a'right, a little over a week...but not bad, no? :) Thanks as always to my constant readers. For those of you just joining us, please head back to the first part of this (presently)...

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 14

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 14

by SoldierNurse22 - The fictional tale of lighthouse keepers in the 1880's, tending a Lake Michigan lighthouse. The characters in this story are completely fictional, while the lighthouse is quite real and still in use....

When your adult child makes the headlines....for the wrong reasons

When your adult child makes the headlines....for the wrong reasons

by traumaRUs - The big news headline, the lead-off story on the six-o-clock news, the incident that the radio dj is talking about. This is the story of US - the parents of these kids that provide the headlines for...

Signs He Might Be Married

Signs He Might Be Married

by TheCommuter - You have been exclusively dating the man of your dreams for almost a year. On the surface, he seems to be the whole package. On the other hand, something about the relationship feels totally amiss....

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 20a

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 20a

by SoldierNurse22 - The fictional tale of lighthouse keepers in the 1880's, tending a Lake Michigan lighthouse. The characters in this story are completely fictional, while the lighthouse is quite real and still in use....

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 19b

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 19b

by SoldierNurse22 - Oh goodness. Is this a crisis we're finally reaching here? And after nearly 9 months of this, you thought I'd never get there. Well, that makes two of us. Enjoy the oft-edited installment that...

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 19a

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 19a

by SoldierNurse22 - Here comes the good stuff, folks! Apologies as always for the delay. Travel and changing work schedules have prevented my anxious fingers from clacking out this story as quickly as I'd like. Soon,...

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 18

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 18

by SoldierNurse22 - The fictional tale of lighthouse keepers in the 1880's, tending a Lake Michigan lighthouse. The characters in this story are completely fictional, while the lighthouse is quite real and still in use....

Random Thoughts on New Orleans

Random Thoughts on New Orleans

by TheCommuter - New Orleans, also known as the 'Big Easy' and 'NOLA,' is a Southern city entrenched in tradition and permeated with a uniquely special culture. This piece lists my random thoughts as a visitor to New...

Recovery: A Journey, Not a Destination

Recovery: A Journey, Not a Destination

by VivaLasViejas - Here's a cautionary tale of the lessons learned from a relapse that occurred more than two decades after this nurse achieved sobriety. Though the means were different, the motive for violating...

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 15d

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 15d

by SoldierNurse22 - Careening toward the 6-month mark of story writing. Thank you once again to all of my readers who continue to follow this adventure! It is my pleasure and privilege to continue to develop this...

Thank You Nurse Luna!

Thank You Nurse Luna!

by Clinical_Queen - This is the story of how Luna, the family dog, helped to aid my mother back to health after suffering a car accident. To my surprise, even as her daughter and a Nurse, I still lacked what my mother...

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 15a

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 15a

by SoldierNurse22 - My sincere apologies for the half-month delay in this installation. This last bit has been tough to write for reasons unknown. But the point is, it's coming, and easier now! Hoping to have the...

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 13

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 13

by SoldierNurse22 - The fictional tale of lighthouse keepers in the 1880's, tending a Lake Michigan lighthouse. The characters in this story are completely fictional, while the lighthouse is quite real and still in use....

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 12

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 12

by SoldierNurse22 - Apologies for the delay...holidays, y'know. As usual, this is fiction based on lighthouse keepers in the 1880's. The locations (Hamlin, Ludington, Big Sable Point) are all real. The characters are...

Bah Humbug!

Bah Humbug!

by traumaRUs - The holidays are supposed to be a happy time for everyone. However, more and more people have problems and increasing stress. Sometimes its very hard to put on a happy face and pretend your world is...


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