(scene opens at cluttered breakfast table)
Alpha: I want to try meerliwhup.
Me: (blinks, strives for focus) What?
Alpha: Meerliwhup. I want to try it. 100 more words
For the past several months, I have watched from afar as a friend on Facebook searches for her lost cat. She is living through one of my worst nightmares: a beloved animal in my care that has gone missing. 284 more words
When the canal opened, it was a technological marvel. It was an important strategic and economic asset to the U.S., and revolutionized world shipping patterns, as its opening removed the need for ships to travel the long and dangerous route via the Drake Passage and Cape Horn (at the southernmost tip of South America). 288 more words