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For the Daily Prompt: loophole.

It is the hummingbird that has the loophole. There is a window between Boa Cat and the feeder. She watches from the indoor orchid garden….

Rural Doctor

A winter drive, interrupted

I nearly hit a deer driving between cities on a lonely country road the other night. I tried a haiku at first but wasn’t satisfied with that:

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I nearly wrote my car off today

Because I spent the first 24 years of my life near Toronto, Canada, I have seen my fair share of winter driving, occasionally in some pretty extreme conditions. 604 more words


You spin me right round Baby

The last few weeks have been a fun ride of ups, downs, and fall downs. All the usual mental turmoil prevails, yet health has been in the spotlight moreso recently. 521 more words

Australian woman escapes being hit by train in last-second rescue

Dramatic CCTV footage has been released showing a woman being saved from rail tracks, just moments before a train arrives at a station in Melbourne, Australia. 166 more words


Dash cam captures scary close call as drunk driver nearly hits two cops

A Texas police department has released dash cam footage of a shocking close call involving their officers and an out-of-control drunk driver.

According to the Forest Hill, Texas Police Department, the incident occurred last Thursday at the 5100-block of SE Loop 820 as officers responded to a call of a disabled vehicle. 149 more words