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Freshman Orientation and Excedrin

I’m laying awake on the bed, on new scratchy sheets that don’t seem to stay on the foam pad that my college deems a mattress. The air is stagnant and hot in the small dorm room. 421 more words


One Hundred to Zero

One minute I’m fine.

“Hey, we’re going to the store,” my sister tells me.

“Where?” I ask her.

“Walmart, Big Lots,” she says, “I just want to go out.” 313 more words


More Vignettes

I promised more vignettes from my rental home in TN…here they are! Now you can picture me in my life…if you so desire. :) The first few pics are of the living room. 104 more words


Vignettes - 13/08/14

Cycling in the glorious sun to work and in so doing – revelling in the longest, warmest, sunniest summer for a generation. Remarking inwardly that the daily tropical rain-showers are unusual – as are the cloud formations. 234 more words


Connect with Nature and be a Friend of the Elephant Seals on the California Central Coast

An enormous male elephant seal with a huge proboscis (snout) emerges from the Pacific Ocean to charge at another male seal on the beach careless enough to invade his territorial harem. 635 more words


Side Effects

“You know why a lot of women like this medicine?” he asks me.

“No?” I reply. I don’t even know what that’s supposed to mean. The look on his face isn’t giving anything away but he’s got a smile on his face. 231 more words