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This is the story of the first time I met the man I am now in love with

Roger and I met over a chat room. He gave me his phone number and asked if I wanted to go for a drive. I agreed. I was at a bar. A little later...

What makes you love what you do?

I'm curious about this: a lot of my friends and I have said the phrase "you should do what you love" to one degree or another, or "do what you truly love", or perhaps...

I think about my daughter every day

I think about my daughter, how she was born. How she was given to me. That she would never have been made if it were not for the decision of her mother and me...

It was the first day of my camp and I couldn’t believe how nervous I was

‘Is it really that bad?’ I thought. ‘Don’t worry and don’t think about getting home early.’ At that moment, my Nana handed me a booklet that outlined the basic steps my camp would go...

The first time she saw Jakie, she was relieved

A soft knock at her door caused her to open it. She was delighted to see both Jakie and Gage with her. It was a huge surprise to see Jakie, who was her former...

Portia looked at Lucy and asked if she would like to help out with the school today

“I’ll need to think about that,” Lucy said. “I don’t know if anyone wants to do that, especially after what happened last week.” “The kids need our help, so we should go ahead and...

I’ve been hearing a lot of horror stories about the swine flu pandemic

I guess you could say it’s all about control of the population. So they can control us, as much as possible. I had another thought. How come, people who read history books never seem...

When I read that there’s going to be a new virus that’s going to spread around the world, I was a little worried

Of course I don’t know if that’s what this is. But it’s got something to do with COVID. It can’t be anything else. What else could it be? I guess it could be from...

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about violence

So, when I was reading through the recent NY Times article about a new study that showed that those with the highest frequency of violent deaths had higher levels of testosterone, the more I...

“Mim and her boyfriend are going camping, with you for company”

'Camping', I didn't even know what it was. I was confused, my Dad had never told me about this, I hadn't even been in the country in seven years. "Mim is a camp for...

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Tommy’s mission was to escape from the waking world

He needed to figure out a way to get back to his own body, so that he could complete his mission without having to go through the motions of a waking life. There was...

Beth stood atop the headland, watching the waves crash gently onto the ocean, feeling suddenly as if she was being pulled away from herself,...

Yet as she gazed out into an ocean that seemed to beckon as an unknown singer sang a song of longing, Beth felt suddenly as if she had been the one to place the...

The green eyes looked at Danielle, and then at the knight

“Sorry,” Danielle said, as she saw the last of the needles float out of sight, and the wall in front of the knight collapsed. She looked back down at the green eyes. “Is it...