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Loose Change

I fumble in my jacket pocket for loose change. The morning sun is bright and makes what would otherwise be a frigid morning bearable. The leaves from the trees litter the ground and crunch under my feet as I make my way to the office. 1,008 more words

Homeless

Grand Slammer

The World Series starts tonight! In your own life, what would be the equivalent of a walk-off home run? (For the baseball-averse, that’s a last-minute, back-against-the-wall play that guarantees a dramatic victory.) 353 more words

Daily Prompt

Ebola Bogus Report and RFIDs*

Ebola Bogus Report and RFIDs*

From Alexandra Bruce

There is a bogus report, which should be stopped dead in its tracks, that was initially reported by the satirical website, National Report. 386 more words

Society

The Star Who Clothed The Stars


Oscar De La Renta was a Dominican fashion designer. Born in Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic, De la Renta was trained by Cristóbal Balenciaga and Antonio del Castillo; he became internationally known in the 1960s as one of the couturiers to dress Jacqueline Kennedy. 370 more words

Society

Chaotic Division

Although I enjoy the sound of it, the flow and its logic,
what basis does solidarity have within this world?
If humankind is not united after many thousands of years, 33 more words

Life

The Mountains of the Moon

1) Describe the following characters: Richard Burton, John H. Speke, Isabel Burton, Lowry.    

Richard Burton is a traveller, a man of the world. He has an insatiable appetite of adventure and knowledge and a great sense of honor. 712 more words

Travel

Benjamin Franklin says:

” Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
… there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has, the more one wants. “