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When Lightning Strikes… Tales of Wilderness Survival

When you have spent as much time as I have wandering in the woods, there are bound to be situations that qualify as more tenuous, or scarier than others. 1,041 more words


Another Day, another set of musings

The feature of your site is content, so rather than add all sorts of features that dont have a place there, we will keep the design and focus simple. 26 more words


Choice of bikes

It was summer, and the heat rose up in glassy waves above the street in front of Tommy’s house. The field across from us was dry and golden, a heavy breeze betrayed in curls and tendrils moving through the arid grass, almost warning to abort our plan. 360 more words

"Chasing Space: An Astronaut's Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances" by Leland Melvin #Spotlight

“Chasing Space: An Astronaut’s Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances”

Author: Leland Melvin

Genre: Memoir/Scientists/Sports

Release Date: May 23, 2017

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In this moving, inspirational memoir, a former NASA astronaut and NFL wide receiver shares his personal journey from the gridiron to the stars, examining the intersecting roles of community, perseverance and grace that align to create the opportunities for success. 202 more words



One day my minister saw his beloved Maine Coon cat, Marcus, staring out the window intently. Wildlife sometimes wanders close to their apartment building, at the foot of a range of hills.  347 more words


A Day At Camp (#2/22)

The shrill tone of my alarm rouses me at 3am. I swear, I just slept five minutes ago. How is it time to get up already? 342 more words