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THE DAY THE MACHINES WENT DOWN - REDUX

Dateline: Uxbridge, Massachusetts 

It was an ordinary day. A sunny day. Autumn in southern New England. Cool. Crispy. The leaves had changed and shone bright yellow and orange. 404 more words

Photography

WHEN HONESTY IS THE BEST POLICY

To Tell The Truth, Rich Paschall

At times it may seem OK to tell the “innocent little lie.” You may want to “protect” someone from the truth. 883 more words

Commentary

Netball Umpire C Grade Badge

I got my C Grade Badge for umpiring netball. I’m so happy. I was really nervous about being tested but I was well and truly ready which was good. 216 more words

Blog

'Pretending to be Mute, I Pointed at What I Wanted' *

Once I spent a whole day in silence. What made it a real challenge was I did this while teaching. I began the day mute with my family whom I had forewarned the night before and continued it in the classroom with my students pointing to my throat when explaining my inability to talk. 72 more words

Life

Destination

– A lot of people go there, she says.
– Where?
– There, she says, pointing to a bus sailing past, its destination flashing on the front. 38 more words

Humor

The Profound Ripple Effect of Strength Training

PRELUDE

Before I begin, let’s be clear on what I mean when I mention ‘strength training':

I am not talking about bodybuilding or ‘pump’ training, which stimulates puffy muscle and some degree of strength gains. 1,806 more words

Testosterone

The Scorpion King

Travelling is so completely different to anything you ever experience in daily life. Even when you’re travelling in a country similar to yours it’s just, well to quote Aladdin, “a whole new world”. 362 more words

Travel