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A 2nd Chance at Life: Hawaii's Ballistic Missile Warning

It’s been a pretty emotional couple of days here in Hawaii.

Saturday morning at 8:08 (which just so happens to be our area code), Hawaii was woken to the Emergency Alert System blasting our cell-phones with a terrifying alert! 1,077 more words

The Daily Post

Sleep Paralysis

I never knew what sleep paralysis until it happened on my 28th birthday.  My experience started in the middle of the night. I slept next to my boyfriend at the time we had a young son together. 385 more words

Beneath the Water

18. Write about a near-death experience. (Writing Challenge)

He’d been staring at that water, dreaming of what lay at its infinite blue end, for nineteen years. 539 more words


I thought I was going to die| Life Update: Part 1

It’s been a while since I posted on my blog. Don’t worry, I’m not going to apologize and give excuses as usual. Here’s the first part of a series I’m going to start to update you on what’s been happening to me. 1,027 more words


Second Chances

Second chances, I have had many. Whatever it is, call it God or the Universe, or the Everlasting Energy, has stopped the trajectory of my chaos, that endless comet of catastrophes, and set me back on the path I was meant to be on. 329 more words


feelings when you know your loved one's life is ending

She calls me crying, “it looks like some malignancy”. It was nearly two years ago. She was some 10 hours away by flight.

I choked. Having studied medicine, I know how grave and sinister the word “malignancy” portends. 409 more words

I'm Only Going to Say This Once...

You may have noticed that I have been missing for a couple of years from the internet.  There were a few good reasons that crossed my desk, the first being that I came “this” close to buying the ranch (pushing up daisies, meeting my maker, kicking the bucket).  1,267 more words