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michael-seidel's picture
Nov.28.2013
I keep my writer leashed for everyone’s safety.  He’s taken out for a few hours each day when he's authorized to write like crazy.  Sometimes, though, the leash snaps and off he goes.  It happened this morning, about 3:30 AM.  A dream awoke me.  After pondering it a while,...
jm-cornwell's picture
Nov.27.2013
Not having holidays is not surprise to me. I work in the health care industry as a medical transcriptionist and the company I work for doesn't give us holidays off -- none of them. I work through Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Years, and every other holiday that falls on a weekday. It's the price I...
fran-lewis's picture
Nov.26.2013
Beyond the Two Rivers: Aida Kouyoumjian Creating a new life at fifteen years old should have been more than difficult for Young Mannig. Living in an orphanage after her parents and family were brutally murdered at the hands of the Ottoman’s left her and her sister alone in the world Although...
bernadette-moyer's picture
Nov.26.2013
Some Things Never Go Out of Style By Bernadette A. Moyer Some things never go out of style and are appreciated today like they were long ago. One of the greatest parts of Officiating weddings is meeting with so many young people. Most of the couples I marry are in their late twenties and early...
terry-spear's picture
Nov.26.2013
Went with my son to visit the Omaha Zoo. Love it there. Tried to get some shots of the snow leopard that was doing all kinds of great poses for us, like a statue, crouching, but the fence was the focus, unfortunately, no matter what setting we put the camera on. You think all those cute zoo...
david-c-dillon's picture
Nov.26.2013
I'm trying to stay warm with a good book today. Last week end I was in Florida and it was 86 degrees. Today I'm in Ohio and its 33 degrees, up from the 18 it has been. I hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving holiday. I will visit my daughters and grand daughters and eat turkey with them. This...
bernadette-moyer's picture
Nov.24.2013
A Thanksgiving Prayer By Bernadette A. Moyer May you have an abundance of light, love and laughter. May you be surrounded by loved ones and may your heart be filled with joy. We thank you Lord Jesus for all that we have and we appreciate our family, our friends, the food that we share, the warmth...
susan-keefe's picture
Nov.19.2013
Thought provoking reflections on life. This story begins in Arkansas with the nine-year-old Michael, and his younger brother, abandoned by their father, living with their strict grandmother who regularly beats them. The family attend church regularly, he discovers at a young age, he has a gift...
tracy-ewens's picture
Nov.15.2013
  That which creates can also destroy.  It sounds a bit ominous, I know, but it rings true in both cheese and families. You can't have cheese without mold, a certain amount can make a cheese yummy and creamy and...well, cheese. But there are times the mold takes over, ruins the cheese,...
fran-lewis's picture
Nov.13.2013
Broken Allegiance: Mark Young I pledge allegiance to the gang that I will never divulge their secrets, codes or go against their creed. I will stay loyal and committed to the superiors or leaders of this gang or the consequences will be of my own making. When two young people skirt off to an old...