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Donating Plasma For Money

If you are thinking about donating plasma for money, read this first. Chances are you’re strapped for cash and thinking, hey, these blood suckers will give me a handful of cash and a free cookie, and all I have to do is sit in a chair and let them drain my vitae. 1,064 more words

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Playing Catchup

Life has been busy, I have many thoughts I have wanted to write, but my current reality has been inundated with higher needs.

Although for me, writing might be described as a need, taking care of life must come first. 408 more words

Personal History

Our first conversation about divorce

The word d.i.v.o.r.c.e was never actually spoken, but it was there. We had come back from dinner with another couple and we had done all the catch up conversation.   252 more words


A Guest Post and Anne Rice on Writing.

Today is a double whammy combining my guest post about research and writing over on Red L. Jameson’s Immortal History site and excellent advice for writing from the clever and successful author Anne Rice. 467 more words


Dead? I didn't even know she was sick!

The prince is never going to come, everybody knows that; and maybe Sleeping Beauty’s dead.
― Anne RiceThe Queen of the Damned

Recently in a conversation with a trusted friend, I remembered an incident that happened nearly 30 years ago.

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I once met a fellow who had a lot of spiritual interests and who seemed to be fond of metaphysical theorizing and speculation. I found him to be a likable fellow and enjoyable to talk to, even though sometimes I didn’t understand what he was talking about. 151 more words

Personal History


Dear all,
I know that soon I will be saying goodbye. It’s been almost eight
years since I started working at the CRU, very interesting years. 991 more words

Personal History