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The Temp Agency

I recently joined a temp agency-a nice place promising to help you find a job if you fill out some forms, call them every week telling them you need work, and if you are willing to deal with the fact that you don’t really have adequate health insurance and that you are little more than a number and a resume. 495 more words


When It's Just Not Your Day in the Kitchen

I had this brilliant idea to bake a Red Velvet cake just because we don’t have anything sweet around the house. I didn’t want to go through the hassle of making the whole thing from scratch so I actually went out and got a Better Crocker mix- better be safe than sorry, I thought. 265 more words

The 24th Project

Why You Shouldn’t Wait till Later to Use Your Toys

Sketch drawn by Marlie Rivera

It ended in a chocolate, powdery mess. Good bye, my tarnished Easy Bake Oven.

Our Last Fam-Jam

It was the Thanksgiving fam-jam of 2005. 575 more words


What Not To Do While Travelling

It was the trip that almost never happened.

Here are the series of events as they unfolded:

On June 2, 2015, I lost my passport while flying from Vancouver to Toronto. 351 more words


How to Deter Burglars, Thieves, and 16-Year-Olds

Life in the Boomer Lane would be lying to you if she were to tell you that personal security has not been on her mind… 682 more words


On Getting into Cars with Strangers 

When telling the story of how I had to take a break because of my wounds, I brushed over how exactly I got myself from the small town of to the city of León. 525 more words


US military orders review as anthrax mishap widens - Reuters

(Recasts with Pentagon, expert comments, investigation ordered)

By Phil Stewart

WASHINGTON May 29 (Reuters) – The U.S. military said on Friday it discovered even more suspected shipments of live anthrax than previously thought, both in the United States and abroad, and ordered a sweeping review of practices meant to inactivate the bacteria. 486 more words

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