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What Whispers Your Name in the Night?

“Ste-e-phen . . .”

At half slumber, I reckon a telltale teakettle whistling in the kitchen. The sound hisses softly from afar, a suspired zephyr through a crack in my bedroom door. 107 more words


Picture of the Day: Astronaut Salutes Nimoy From Space

Photograph by Terry Virts

International Space Station astronaut Terry Virts (@AstroTerry) tweeted this image of a Vulcan hand salute from orbit as a tribute to actor Leonard Nimoy, who died on Friday, Feb. 53 more words


The two brothers

Once upon a time, two brothers who lived on adjoining farms fell into conflict. It was the first serious rift in 40 years of farming side by side, sharing machinery, and trading labour and goods as needed without a hitch. 424 more words


Prioritising The Wrong Stories

just a Sunday morning thought.

Isn’t it odd that while the question of the colour of a dress can go viral in a matter of hours to the point it is tweeted about by celebrities such as Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift. 15 more words

Long Cold Winter: Chapter Thirty-One

2002. Juanita seemed to be getting better. She was now able to do some things around the house, but still could not do anything that required long distance travel. 1,006 more words

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Sister- Part 2 and the Ever After

Recap : ” I noticed she wasn’t looking at my face, pretending my face hadn’t contorted like it had. She knew charades were important. She could have seen me weak and haggard, almost a normal teenager for the first time in my life. 1,308 more words


A Ride on a Roller Coaster

The other day a friend of mine asked me if I liked to ride roller coasters.  A simple question I would imagine, so I understood her perplexity at the way I paused before answering.   764 more words