One chapter of many for those who enjoy reading about someone else's fears of encountering unexpected creatures in odd places and can laugh when reading those stories. These are times when humor, or getting out of one's own head, even if only briefly, are welcome distractions.
Have you ever felt like a loner or like the world is full of people who are different from you? Well, I do. Hi, My name is Miranda. I am a blind individual who has endured great trials and encountered many challenges. This is my story. My story has challenged and grown my faith.
After his graduation from one of the universities in Kenya, Ken was employed in a certain school found in Garissa County, Kenya. He had barely worked there for two years when he was kidnapped by the radicalized group, Al - Shabaab. He happened to narrate to me the terrible ordeal.
This is a brief memoir of childhood days in Papillion, Nebraska, where I lived for a short time as a youngster. It's a response to Billybuc's writing challenge posted back in the third week of September 2020.
There are many English proverbs that we can infer their meanings using contextual skills. However, there are some that we need to learn by experience. No wonder, experience is the best teacher. This happened while we were at primary school. This story is all about this proverb.
Reminiscing can evoke both pleasant and painful memories. Share some of my boyhood adventures that took place at a simpler time and a simpler place.They focus on the local creek and dump site, but any location could have inspired the types of experiences when left to a boy's imagination.
Halloween is out in full bloom in the store across America with candy filling the shelves. And, costumes hanging on racks waiting to be bought for children to have fun. Will there be fun this Halloween--in my opinion it would be a sin not to have a carnival and trick or treat.
We use so many gadgets in our lives and soon forget about them but there are a few which remain in our memory for a long time due to the associated events or situations and we do not forget them and neither forget the other people connected with it. This article is about one of such gadgets.
The life on earth seems dull. It seems empty. It seems like the sun doesn’t shine the way it used to. But he is no longer in pain no longer hurting. And because of that, while the sun does not shine the way it used to it has a glistening gleam that my grandfather once carried in his smile.
Substance addiction isn't a twentieth-century nor a twenty-first century problem. The United States has a long history of addiction to include morphine addiction.
This article is about my first interview looking for a job. I was exhilarated on receiving a call from unknown person who told me that I had been shortlisted for the interview. I did very little preparations forgetting that failure to prepare is preparing to fail. It was a chaotic interview.
This article tells the tale of the Vollmars, one Immigrant Family and their journey to America and life thereafter. From the mid to late 1800's and early 1900's we look through historical documents and a family owned collection of glass negative photographs from that time.
I attended the University of Michigan graduate school in Ann Arbor 1966-1967. In this article, I recall my classes as a chemistry graduate school student. I also remember living in a professional chemistry fraternity and making friendships there.
This article mentions some of the memorable moments that I remember about my children's childhood. Some were moments I successfully got them to behave; some I remember because they taught me something, and others were just times when I felt joy from my sons' company.
This temporary nine-month-long art exhibit is the seventh annual one featuring eight pieces of unique sculptural designs by noted Texas artists. See photos and learn about the artists here.