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When to Panic, When to be Patient

When the water company calls you and tells you there is water spewing from the meter at your house, that’s never a good thing.

A couple of days ago, around 11:30 a.m., I received a phone call from my water company that went a little something like this: 702 more words

Life As We Know It

Retreat, by Jay Crownover

Grade: A

Doing it at: 47%

Catnip: Roughing It, Hate to Love You, Cowboys, Lumbersexual, Sexual Healing, Romantic Suspense, Strong Female Lead, Fish Out of Water, Horses, Hot Springs, City Mouse vs. 1,619 more words

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Roughing It by Mark Twain

Mark Twain, pen name for Samuel Clemens, sets out with his brother in 1861 for the Nevada Territory. The adventures begin right away on a stagecoach trip. 83 more words

Sandra Merville Hart

The Biggest Bed

Is this your biggest bed, Humans? A bit tight, isn’t it?

I guess I’ll just have to rough it until you get something more suitable for me.

–Luna

Inspired by Adventure: Satirist Mark Twain's International Travel, the Family Home & a "Cat in a Ruff"

The weather, the day itself, hollered “Welcome to New England!!” If you closed your eyes, and let your mind settle, the nearby city sounds and the bustle of a college campus were drowned out by the crunchy rustling of fallen leaves. 1,771 more words

Travel

The Great Indoors

Luckily, we weren’t a camping family. Mom camped with my grandparents and uncle, when she was young, which I so wish I could have seen. Today, she is…let’s say…very indoorsy. 126 more words

Daily Prompt

Donald Trump, Brigham Young, and the meaning of a contract.

That Donald Trump is a “shrewd businessman” – I can put it no more charitably than that – is no secret. He himself has said that he takes pleasure in reneging on contracts if, according to him, work is poor, or not up to snuff, or late. 916 more words

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