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The Ring

There is one stainless steel ring I keep wearing all the time in this last period. Not because it has any particular material or sentimental value, but simply because I like the design of small flowers it features, flowers that manage to make some difference and let my thoughts drift away from this strange reality that is currently suffocation my mind, body and soul. 1,709 more words

Raggedy, Monsters, and Stuff.

When I was a young child my sister and I would make our Christmas lists on Thanksgiving.  It was a family tradition, the lists went home with our Grandparents to be mailed to Santa Claus.   1,514 more words

Daily Living

Managing Sentimental Value

While unpacking our Christmas decorations and sorting through which ornaments we’d keep or let go of I came across this stocking:

At first sight, it’s a raggedy old Christmas stocking that has seen far better days. 363 more words


Broken Glass

Our latest challenge came from the beautiful island of Madeira.  We received an email from a man looking for a replacement glass panel for a Diora Calypso 62015 which has great sentimental value for his family but was sadly now broken. 182 more words

Vintage Radios

Vietnam Vet Col. Tony Nadal Recounts The Deadly Battle He'll Never Forget (With Actual Battle Footage)

Colonel Tony Nadal is a veteran of the Vietnam War, and he lived through the Battle of LZ X-Ray, one of the most terrifying engagements of his life. 221 more words


A Heart of Tofu

My answer to the common question, “What’s your favorite food?” would always be inconclusive. The food category is so vast, how could anyone choose? But as the years have progressed, I’ve realized that I always come back to a certain meal found at  169 more words

The Things Left Behind

When a relationship ends, there are casualties on both sides. When the emotions die down and the harsh sunlight of reality begins to filter through the dust kicked up by the storm, there’s loss and devastation on both sides. 454 more words

The Tough Stuff