Sitting on the porch, sipping coffee, contemplating life and realizing I am slowly learning life’s lessons, but they are very expensive ones that leave me indebted in ways I never thought imaginable and to which I can only strive to repay. 353 more words
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Have you seen The Wizard of Oz recently? If so, you will remember this scene – if not, let me refresh your memory. After a long and arduous journey, battling a wicked witch, flying monkeys and sleep-inducing poppies, Dorothy and her travelling companions – the scarecrow, lion, tin man and Toto the dog – finally reach the Emerald City and gain an audience with the Wizard. 250 more words
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“I almost faint at the sight of my calf. The flesh is a brilliant red covered with blisters. I force myself to take deep, slow breaths, feeling quite certain the cameras are on my face.