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mark-hunter's picture
Mar.25.2014
SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK               After three decades as a volunteer firefighter, I … hurt. A lot, especially when it’s cold. Recently I’ve been seen wearing a sling, to let my arm heal after I bent an elbow the wrong way. (I don’t...
jose-bogran's picture
Oct.08.2013
Since my main character is a former firefighter, I think he'd be happy I do my bit for Fire Prevention Week. I'm giving away 2 copies of my new novel FIREFALL. Just go the site below, scroll down to my novel & register: http://www.thebigthrill.org/giveaway/ Here's also the dedication to...
dale-estey's picture
May.27.2013
Of an early Saturday morning I was roused from my bed by the klaxon sound of the fire alarm. Intense and insistent. It meant business. We are told not to take fire alarms for granted. I acted accordingly. Out of bed. Into clothes. Grab my memory stick. Out into the hallway. There was no smell of...
caroline-paul's picture
Feb.04.2011
I was an editorial assistant at a big legal paper. It was supposed to be a sweet job, a stepping stone to bigger things, but I didn't see the value of articles about promotions, new court appointments and meager scandals. I was bored to tears. I thought, "Is this all there is to working life?...
amy-hammond-hagberg's picture
Oct.21.2008
When our first child was born we lived in a very small, lakeside community in Minnesota. It's one of those villages with lovely winding roads, parks, and sailboats... something out of a Currier & Ives painting. My husband was up in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area chaperoning a group of students...