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No loss #haiku

If I write it down
whatever pain I suffer
will not be a loss

©Jane Paterson Basil


November 28 Prompt - Despair

The following prompt is by Anne Stackpole-Cuellar, a Writers in the Grove member, a part of our Prompt-a-Day project to support NaNoWriMo during November 2015. Each prompt was generously donated by our Writers in the Grove members. 68 more words


Survival and Rescue: A Growing Problem

A couple of years ago, an injured hiker was rescued after spending three nights on Mt. Hood in Oregon. At the same time on the East Coast, it took rescuers nine hours to bring an injured hiker to safety after he… 397 more words


Mylar Adventures

Last summer I bought a box of Mylar sheets to replace my emergency blanket I kept behind my truck seat. It can get so cold in the mountains, if I got into car trouble, I would need the warmth. 210 more words

New Mexico


I realize that it’s not enough to simply be alive.
We can try to thoroughly elaborate what the Human Condition is, but it ultimately comes down to the reason why each one of us is here. 118 more words

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Deal 466: Unexpectedly living

I survived.

Believe me, no one is more surprised than I am.

But the Society of Gentlemen does have a rule that they will make at most one attempt. 269 more words

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Epiphany On The Glacier


Searching For The Hermit In Vain

I asked the boy beneath the pines.
He said, “The master’s gone alone
Herb-picking somewhere on the mount, 3,421 more words