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Cereal Bars

So many people buy and eat cereal bars because they believe them to be healthy. To a degree they are but as with all home baking , the truth can be very different. 81 more words


Reflection Rambling Entry 4: Better Than Death

We had discussed “Tick” by Joyce Carol Oates, a thick packed short story, maybe even flash slice-of-life fiction, in class today. As the class debate went on, many agreed it had undertones of some trauma, however, a few rejected the notion the husband was abusive and marked her up as over reactive. 324 more words

Reflection Rambling

Kate Expectations (FWIS), all-at-once!

Just when you thought it was safe to go back on the blogs, From Where I Sit returns! Well, for today anyway… This particular comic strip is peeking out from its hiatus for an all-at-once weekend story, inspired by a dream I had recently. 26 more words

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Mnemosyme: The Mother of Memory

“Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by so quick you hardly catch it going.” Tennessee Williams

Echoes  of memories have held my attention for the past week partially because of the next book on my stack. 580 more words

Hall & Oates - I Can't Go For That (Mennska Remix)

Who doesn’t love Daryl Hall & John Oates? And, with Mennska’s sweet remix, you’ll love them even more! The Scottish/Norwegian duo add some pristine flavor to the Hall & Oates hit, taking a deep, funky, and smooth approach. 29 more words

Deep Disco

3 Scary Short Stories to Read Before Halloween

Halloween is less than two weeks away, and it’s the perfect time to delve into haunting and exhilarating short stories. A good scary story begins with a sense of ease that is quickly threatened by an ominous and looming force. 386 more words