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When Your Adult Child Makes the Headlines...For the Wrong Reasons

When Your Adult Child Makes the Headlines...For the Wrong Reasons

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 Y…

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To the Lonely Seas and the Sky -- Part 12

To the Lonely Seas and the Sky -- Part 12

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 not…

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Signs He Might Be Married

Signs He Might Be Married

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. He…

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Bah Humbug!

Bah Humbug!

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 a…

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To the Lonely Seas and the Sky -- Part 11

To the Lonely Seas and the Sky -- Part 11

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. …

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Whats on Your 'Bucket List'?

Whats on Your 'Bucket List'?

Bucket list became popular due to a movie in 2007, overnight I heard people talking about what was on their 'Bucket List'. We do not have to wait until we are terminally ill to make one, in fact we sh…

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Reversal of Fortune

Reversal of Fortune

Every once in a while, the cosmic tumblers click into place and grant some poor slob a stunning reversal of fortune that not only proves that they're not the loser they thought they were, but that eve…

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To the Lonely Seas and the Sky -- Part 10

To the Lonely Seas and the Sky -- Part 10

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. …

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Involuntary Celibacy (Incel)

Involuntary Celibacy (Incel)

Involuntary celibacy can be defined as the total lack of intimate sexual intercourse for reasons other than asexuality, purposeful abstinence, or voluntary celibacy. The purpose of this article is to …

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The Technological Hermit

The Technological Hermit

I'm a self-described technological hermit who has an arsenal of outdated gadgetry. My computer and clunky tube TVs were manufactured circa 2003. I bought my very first smartphone this year, and prior …

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To the Lonely Seas and the Sky -- Part 9

To the Lonely Seas and the Sky -- Part 9

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. …

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To the Lonely Seas and the Sky -- Part 8

To the Lonely Seas and the Sky -- Part 8

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. …

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We Gather Together

We Gather Together

In a year characterized by multiple difficulties and serious setbacks, a nurse looks back over the previous twelve months and decides that her attitude will be one of gratitude instead of disappointme…

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My Joy of Audiobooks

My Joy of Audiobooks

I suffer from hyperacusis, following a head injury sustained in a car accident. I lost the ability to read books something I had enjoyed all my life. Listening to books gave me back one of my pleasure…

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To the Lonely Seas and the Sky -- Part 7c

To the Lonely Seas and the Sky -- Part 7c

This is the final "subsection" of Part 7. Please ensure that you're reading this story from the beginning! All characters are fictional, though the period of history described here is accurate to the …

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To the Lonely Seas and the Sky -- Part 7b

To the Lonely Seas and the Sky -- Part 7b

To reiterate--this story is completely fictional. None of the characters in this tale really existed. However, their stories closely mirror the lives of real people who lived during the Civil War. The…

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