You won't like this story... the main character is petty and vindictive, the good guy dies, and the plot revolves around one passive-aggressive toilet flush...
Temperaments are a fickle thing. Over time, they inevitably change. I used to be a wild child, Overly-emotional and easily riled. As I've aged, I've come to see My emotions are the best part of me. I've allowed myself to continue to feel While others closed off when it got too real. I used all… Continue reading The Scars on Your Heart
Continued from Abducted - pt 3. Read it here! ***Trigger Warning!*** Rick walked in carrying a brown paper grocery bag. Without even acknowledging me, he strolled into the kitchen. I’d been lying in the fetal position for the past few hours and slowly unfurled my legs and sat up. When he came back, Rick was… Continue reading Abducted – pt 4
This story is continued from Abducted - pt 2. Read it here! ***Trigger Warning*** I was clad in only an old gray t-shirt with holes in the sleeves. After spending the first horrific night in this hell house, I knew I’d have to play it smart if I was going to make it out alive.… Continue reading Abducted – pt 3
This story is the second installment of Abducted. Read part 1 here! ***Trigger warning!*** The clock on the dash read two-thirteen when we finally pulled up a long, gravel drive. We’d left Iowa about forty-five minutes ago, driving past the ‘Welcome to Minnesota’ sign shaped like the state itself. Thin, dark pine trees cluttered the… Continue reading Abducted – pt 2
A classy, and very exclusive, party was in full swing at Cordelia House. Hundreds of guests danced and dined the massive ballroom, milling about tables laden with scrumptious-looking treats and carafes of colorful beverages. There were avocado fingers and raspberry cordial, squares of ambrosia and deep, red wine, all finely displayed on gilded tables in… Continue reading The Professional
Over many long years, research into honey bees has grown exponentially and has resulted in many innovative enhancements in colony management processes. Over time, a considerable measure of information has been collected. The information gained was written in books so it may be shared among beekeepers, and, furthermore, recorded for future beekeepers to come. The… Continue reading Hope for Honey Bees!
What happens when you're being taken advantage of in the workplace? Many people have joined up with Unions to prevent against issues like this. But, what recourse does one have when unionizing is out of the question, and you find yourself facing ridiculous working conditions? This was the case for the SkyLab 4 crew in… Continue reading The Great Space Strike of 1973
Did you know... kangaroos have nipples INSIDE their pouches! While many people think of Kangaroos as the cute little Aussie jumpers (who quickly grow into intimidating Aussie kickers!), most don't typically take the time to consider what makes the creatures so special. Aside from the way they adorably carry around their babies (called a "joey"),… Continue reading Inside A Kangaroo Pouch
The infinitely curious Fandango has prompted us to write about our first love. I have been happily married for over a decade now, so these memories are practically from another lifetime. My first love was the brother of one of my best friends. She and I were very close, and, when she moved to the… Continue reading First Love