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Unreceptive Hearts

“The snake-they call it a ‘recessive’ step when you lose something through evolution. But the snake improved itself by getting rid of legs, arms, extra lungs, everything.” Tim Friede, as quoted by Kent Russell from… 172 more words


Blogging Through The Fire

At some point yesterday, I realized that the bra and the underwear I was wearing were the only bra and underwear I owned.

When I woke up this morning, I realized I was actually homeless. 631 more words


To Love a Sunburnt Country by Jackie French

All you who have not loved her,

You will not understand……

The year is 1942 and the world is at war. Nancy Clancy is 16 and left school to spend a year droving, just like her grandfather Clancy of the Overflow was famed for. 189 more words


There Will Be Lies by Nick Lake

People you love can lie to you for the very best of reasons.

Maybe they want to protect you.

Maybe they want to hide a terrible secret of their own. 156 more words


Grandma Zella and The Light

This is my paternal grandmother, Zella Bardwell. I didn’t know her when I was growing up; I’d only visited our family’s dairy farm a couple of times when I was a very little girl and once my parents divorced my father and his family became little more than distant memories. 1,835 more words



It’s hard.

Everyday I see your face grow older with fear and stress in your eyes knowing there is nothing I can do.

It’s hard. 123 more words

Painful Lessons from My Past

When I packed up and moved to Colombia I left abuse behind. I had enough of it in my life and I had enough of how it made me feel. 1,589 more words