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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


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.


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


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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