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At the Watering Holes of the Rich and Famous*

Agatha Christie’s Taken at the Flood (AKA There is a Tide…) begins at the Coronation Club during a World War II air raid. Major Porter is reading a newspaper item which he discusses with Hercule Poirot. 1,018 more words

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Summer Trips: the Kelly Girls

Most of us can recall a place and time when family came together for catching up, sharing tables laden with food, strengthening the ties of blood. 2,247 more words

My nemesis the phone

In my quest to deal in a positive way with my current state of loneliness, the writing is on the wall. I need to deal with my nemesis — the phone. 1,325 more words

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Still These Allergies Remain*

Autumn (or spring, depending on which hemisphere you call home) is upon us. And that means one important thing: allergies. If you’re subject to allergy attacks, you know how miserable they can make you. 954 more words

Agatha Christie

18. Famous Thinkers - Evangelist Is a Creationist 2

Born in an Iowa log cabin during the Civil War, Billy Sunday (1862-1935) became one of the country’s most popular athletes. It shocked and stunned the nation when he left baseball in March 1891 to preach the Gospel. 2,436 more words

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Transgender Tuesday: Closets

content note: brief description of thoughts about self-harm

I’ve been very depressed lately. I was woken up on Wednesday by the phone call informing me that my request for periodontal treatment had been denied. 1,059 more words

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No Border Fence Can Separate Us, No*

I live less than an hour’s drive (depending on the traffic) from the U.S./Mexican border. What’s interesting about a borderland area like this is the distinctive culture that’s developed. 1,115 more words

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