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One Of My Passions:

Is softball!

I’m pretty sure I have loved it since I was born! I mean, when you have a sister who is 15 years older than you, and it was her passion too (and I know my mom made pretty much every single game)! 240 more words

Sato and Abe are called to a murder scene

(An excerpt from The Gangster’s Son, a Shig Sato Mystery)

The police inspector knelt over the dead woman. He gently tilted her young, battered face. Her hair, dusty with debris, fell at odd angles. 896 more words

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Friday Faves: 4th of July Weekend

Red… stunning strawberries from the local farm stand, soon to be folded into sweet hand pies.

White… gorgeous hydrangeas, I love the contrast between the white petals and the deep green stems. 90 more words

Series

Who's up for a quickie?

Hah! I amuse myself sometimes!

So I’m drinking a lovely concoction of Höegarten and Raspberry Framboise, anxiously waiting for 10 because, duh, Hannibal! I mean, hello sexy Gillian and Mads….good lord! 149 more words

Etsy

Gay Rights Adaptation Of Iwo Jima Marines Sparks Outrage

by Caroline May1 Jul 2015

 URL of the Original Posting Site: http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/07/01/gay-rights-adaptation-of-iwo-jima-marines-spark-outrage

A gay rights inspired adaptation of the famous image of Marines raising the flag over Iwo Jima in 1945 is sparking outrage following the recent Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage nation-wide.

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Political

Navy triples paid maternity leave to 18 weeks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Navy is tripling the amount of paid maternity leave that female sailors and Marines can take after the birth of a child, and will now provide a total of 18 weeks off. 58 more words

National

Gift Horse

Because my father was a career Marine, I grew up on military bases in Southern California, where during the war years between 1967 until sometime in 1970, I watched troops of new recruits assemble for embarkation to Vietnam. 2,006 more words

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