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  • I think mice are cute, but I don't want them in my house. Here are some stories of my travails trying to evict them.

    My Adventures Getting Rid of Mice

    My Adventures Getting Rid of Mice

    by Ronald E Franklin13

  • Grandparents become preoccupied with the expectation of a grandchild. Too excited to wait, I began my conversation with my unborn grandson a few weeks early. Here are five promises I made to him.

    Promises to My Unborn Grandson

    Promises to My Unborn Grandson

    by Dora Weithers42

  • This hub and poem is me diving deeper into who I am as a person. Discussing my personality traits and the way I think about life. The personality test link is posted at the end if interested...:)

    INFP-A Personality Type. That's Me! (The Mediator)

    INFP-A Personality Type. That's Me! (The Mediator)

    by Missy Smith17

  • Traditions, as we mostly know, are the stories, beliefs, customs and routines that were passed on to us from older generations. Without a doubt family traditions are important.

    8 Reasons Why Traditions Are Important

    8 Reasons Why Traditions Are Important

    by Christine Garay0

  • Some call it the ugliest daffodil in the world, but others think it is beautiful. How did this once thought extinct native of Wales get into the Tennessee hills in the USA?

    The Ugliest Daffodil in the World: The Derwydd

    The Ugliest Daffodil in the World: The Derwydd

    by Doris James-MizBejabbers78

  • On Friday, December 14, a shooter walked into Sandy Hook Elementary school and killed 20 innocent children and 6 staff members. I live less than 15 miles away, and all morning I received a continual stream of emails and texts regarding the police...

    How to Perform 26 Random Acts of Kindness

    How to Perform 26 Random Acts of Kindness

    by Healthy Life37

  • A simple car camping outing presented me with a critical choice. Would I use good sense or throw caution to the wind and go on with my plans. A silly mistake and a foolish decision afterward could have put me in a life threatening position.

    Dinner By the Campfire: A Personal Essay

    Dinner By the Campfire: A Personal Essay

    by Chris Mills6

  • For the last 4.5 years I have been looking into my deceased mother's birth family. I received her original birth certificate early December 2018 and have made great strides learning about my biological family that is still alive today.

    30 Years of Waiting for My Mom's Birth Parents - Part 5

    30 Years of Waiting for My Mom's Birth Parents - Part 5

    by Kasey Kolosh1

  • After 15 years of being a devout Christian and having impenetrable faith, I share most of my life story of how I came to lack belief in God.

    Why I'm No Longer Religious

    Why I'm No Longer Religious

    by Sam Wickstrom62

  • A broken tree on Mt. Petit Jean, golden droplets of resin could become pure amber in centuries. There's a common myth that artists, writers and people in creative professions suffer from mental illness. Specific famous artists like Van Gogh and...

    Creativity, Isolation and Mental Illness

    Creativity, Isolation and Mental Illness

    by robertsloan220

  • To live freely, is to live a life for Christ. To love as Christ loves is life changing. Be who God has called you to be. Do not live by the standards of this world, it will only let you down. Instead live for Christ and find everlasting life, find the true beauty and joy of living abundantly.

    Who I Am in Christ

    Who I Am in Christ

    by Cholee Clay5

  • I went to elementary school in a two-room schoolhouse. In one room, students were in grades 1-3. In the next room, students were in grades 4-7. Habits were formed then that are part of my life today. This is an interesting read even if you didn't go to a two-room schoolhouse.

    Morning Inspection and Morning Devotion

    Morning Inspection and Morning Devotion

    by Margaret Minnicks2

  • This now funny punishment threat of being given to a rag man worked for a time. My mother saw real rag men when she was growing up. They still exist in places & help to recycle old cloth into new.

    Ultimate Old Threat in Being Given to the Rag Man

    Ultimate Old Threat in Being Given to the Rag Man

    by Peggy Woods43

  • Memories of the Newbridge Inn which was located North Bellmore, New York. Pizza, beer, airplanes, and bar fights. A personal recollection.

    The Long Island Newbridge Inn

    The Long Island Newbridge Inn

    by Bill Yovino15

  • According to European folklore, some wells were called Wishing Wells because it was believed that any wish spoken near them would be granted.

    How to Make a Wish in a Wishing Well

    How to Make a Wish in a Wishing Well

    by Randi Benlulu49

  • Sad lines are found in novels, poetry and especially music. What's the saddest line YOU'VE ever heard? Or wrote? Join the "sad line challenge" and see if you can write a line that can make me cry!

    Sad Lines

    Sad Lines

    by Lisa Tippette2

  • I describe how I purchased, painted, and installed my little free library which I use to swap books with neighborhood visitors.

    My Little Free Library

    My Little Free Library

    by Laura Smith4

  • I think about death and dying all the time. I am not afraid of death. I don't want my friends and family to mourn my death because my soul is ready whenever God calls me home.

    My Views About Death, Dying, and Heaven

    My Views About Death, Dying, and Heaven

    by Margaret Minnicks18

  • I realize that my headline sparks numerous answers, and that is great! I am not going to bore anyone with a list or a set of bullets with talking points. I appreciate your reading this very open hub and just hope that one of you are blessed.

    What Type of Life Does a 65-Year Old Lead?

    What Type of Life Does a 65-Year Old Lead?

    by Kenneth Avery6

  • Go back in time in Pasadena, CA. For many years I worked on Route 66 and did not realize it. A brief narrative of the Mother Road experience and info found relating to the area.

    Working on Route 66 in Pasadena, CA

    Working on Route 66 in Pasadena, CA

    by Sherry Venegas11

  • "Oh, I thought we were friends..." Has this thought ever crossed your mind when you were interacting with a friend whom you trusted? Perhaps that friend was unresponsive to what you had said or done or was unexpectedly cold and distant. At any...

    "I Thought We Were Friends"

    "I Thought We Were Friends"

    by Takako Komori4

  • Reading for pleasure and writing in a journal can have a positive impact on your health and well-being. Learn more about what researchers have discovered about reading and writing.

    The Health Benefits of Reading and Writing

    The Health Benefits of Reading and Writing

    by Sadie Holloway0

  • I grew up in the late 80's-90's. Perhaps that's why I miss so much about the 90's era. It was a more innocent time, with lots of wholesome TV shows and good music. Sometimes I wish we could go back!

    10 Things I Really Miss About the 90's

    10 Things I Really Miss About the 90's

    by Nicole K6

  • Read about my experience learning about social norms and cultural prescriptions concerning gendered verbal communication, and how masculine speech differs from feminine speech.

    Verbal Communication Along Gender Lines

    Verbal Communication Along Gender Lines

    by glassvisage7

  • In the late 1960's/ early 70's we didn't celebrate Halloween with sparkly shop bought costumes, nor with pumpkins or trick or treat! So how did we liven things up at Halloween all those years ago?

    An Old Scottish Halloween

    An Old Scottish Halloween

    by Helen Murphy Howell13

  • Lost is the art of rushing to the mailbox for physical mail, as digital communications are the way of the world. I sometimes still long for the simple days of getting a letter from a friend, rather than a text message.

    Pen Pals: The Lost Art Of Letter Writing

    Pen Pals: The Lost Art Of Letter Writing

    by Jennifer B2

  • Many times I have lost my words, given up the pen and thought I had no more stories to share with the world. Then something happens that changes everything and I am back in the role as a scribe, an observer of the events around me. It is my duty.

    The Reason I Write

    The Reason I Write

    by Jennifer B1

  •         The most inimitable place to be, besides in my husband’s arms, is Harrogate, Tennessee. The rolling hills, clean crisp air, and spaciousness all surpass the city life. The memories and joy I experience when I am there will always...

    Descriptive Essay Example: My Hometown Is Still in My Heart

    Descriptive Essay Example: My Hometown Is Still in My Heart

    by mrscb201062

  • The cringe is just awful when you've just been witness to another lame and gut wrenching attempt of humor. But why do they subject themselves to such humiliation?

    Why and How People Try to Be Funny

    Why and How People Try to Be Funny

    by Brian Newhook2

  • In an interesting manner, I received guidance that my Sadhana should be to see God in all and realize the God within. Though the Sadhana seems esoteric and fantastic, there are practical problems. How can I see God in someone I don't like or someone I detest?

    Seeing God in everyone - A Practical approach

    Seeing God in everyone - A Practical approach

    by Aravind Balasubramanya30

  • In this article grief and loss receive attention--how it is okay that we process them very individualistically.

    The Day Mother Died

    The Day Mother Died

    by Rodric Anthony Johnson8

  • We all have that one solitary moment that we could never forget...when we go off-the-grid it changes us and it makes us long for that moment again especially nowadays that everything has turned digital..well, here's my story.

    Short Story: My Off-the-grid Experience

    Short Story: My Off-the-grid Experience

    by Jennifer Gonzales1

  • Not everyone can be a mother, and that is just fine. Here, I am attempting to look at Mother's Day with different eyes to all those who may never become a mother in this life.

    Mother's Day: A Different Kind of Tribute

    Mother's Day: A Different Kind of Tribute

    by Faith Reaper78

  • Humans also defend their beliefs and will argue till they win, or are proved wrong, or just walk away with the thought that it is not worth it. In the last case, nothing is solved

    Why Do Humans Argue and Why Are There Wars?

    Why Do Humans Argue and Why Are There Wars?

    by Phyllis Doyle Burns14

  • How many of you have seen Animal House? That wonderful scene where Kevin Bacon is attempting to join the fraternity and is "willingly" receiving swats to prove his worth? Why do we do the same thing?

    Thank You Sir! May I Have Another?

    Thank You Sir! May I Have Another?

    by Mr Archer6

  • Christ's Resurrection is the central event in human history and without it we would have no reason to celebrate. If Christ is dead then our hope of resurrection is dead as well and we are still in our sins. But God be praised, Jesus Christ is truly Alive!!

    If Christ Be Not Raised

    If Christ Be Not Raised

    by Jeff Shirley7

  • Why do intelligent people drink and drive, and risk DUI/DWI arrest? Do people think they have to be stumbling and slurring their speech to be too impaired to drive?

    Why Are People Ignorant About DWI?

    Why Are People Ignorant About DWI?

    by rmcrayne1

  • Books are slowly being replaced by the electronic reader. But will they become obsolete? Let's explore this question.

    Will Books Become Obsolete?

    Will Books Become Obsolete?

    by Sharon Bellissimo74

  • A happy-go-lucky dog and his overly-anxious-for-a-weekend-adventure owner embark on an afternoon hike that quickly becomes much more than they had anticipated. The scenery of the western Montana wilderness enhances this story of an afternoon walk which quickly becomes a struggle to stay alive.

    Hiking Up a Mountain, My Dog and I: A True Adventure

    Hiking Up a Mountain, My Dog and I: A True Adventure

    by Chris Mills31

  • When I was a kid Halloween meant trick or treating, lots of candy and good natured fun. Then the real "monsters" appeared and ruined it all.

    Halloween Used To Be Fun, Until It Wasn't

    Halloween Used To Be Fun, Until It Wasn't

    by Elizabeth Fairweather4

  • Welcome to the Big Top! Naaah. Too pushy. Too showy. But do read this personal narrative about something that I have missed in my life.

    What's Next? (a Personal Narrative)

    What's Next? (a Personal Narrative)

    by Kenneth Avery6

  • This is my second marriage to a wonderful man. This article explains the 12 reasons why I love this man who gives me unconditional love.

    12 Reasons Why I Love My Husband

    12 Reasons Why I Love My Husband

    by Karen Hellier104

  • We all want to live longer, healthier lives. But how do we face middle age and beyond with grace, dignity and good health. Reflections on Fifty helps you focus on what's truly important and not worry about the little stuff. And it's all little stuff.

    Reflections on Turning Fifty

    Reflections on Turning Fifty

    by Deborah Demander12

  • Learn how your perspective can change how you view something. See that nothing is inherently good or bad if we keep an open mind. Learn how to choose how you react to lifes ups and downs.

    How Sixty is a lot like Sixteen

    How Sixty is a lot like Sixteen

    by Martha Montour2

  • This article is Part 2 of my story in trying to find my mother's birth parents. My mother passed away in 1999 not long after finding out she was adopted. She never learned the truth prior to her death and I'm closer than I've ever been before.

    30 Years of Waiting for My Mom's Birth Parents - Part 2

    30 Years of Waiting for My Mom's Birth Parents - Part 2

    by Kasey Kolosh1

  • My husband died suddenly two months ago. It was so very cold that night and we had just gone to bed. I was snuggled safely beside him, my hand on his chest and his arm around me. Then his breathing changed. I could not wake him. I called to...

    The Things I Learned From My Husband's Death

    The Things I Learned From My Husband's Death

    by womanNshadows66

  • I recently had a rather profound experience that caused me to once again contemplate life and time.

    We Think We Have Time

    We Think We Have Time

    by Shannon Henry36

  • Everyday home and public technologies can really be lame. They can make a Hubble telescope but they can't make a hair dryer cord that doesn't curl up in knots.

    Technology Predicaments in Everyday Life

    Technology Predicaments in Everyday Life

    by Lori Colbo29

  • This personal essay expolores how reading is a journey of self-discovery. This essay explores the impact texts such as Frankenstein, Metamorphosis, and The Thing Around Your Neck has impacted my reading experiences. It also Franz Kafka, Castano & Kidd, and Romain Rolland's perspectives on reading.

    How Reading is a Journey of Self-Discovery

    How Reading is a Journey of Self-Discovery

    by Simran Singh0

  • Supermarket shopping in modern times can be an extremely frustrating business. Do you ever find yourself mentally and physically drained after a simple visit to the supermarket? This page takes a tongue in cheek look at some of the issues we are likely to encounter on a daily basis at the supermarket.

    Supermarket Shopping: Every Day Problems, Hazards, and Frustrations

    Supermarket Shopping: Every Day Problems, Hazards, and Frustrations

    by Gordon Hamilton16

  • "(Concerning ME) Dreams are nothing more than wishes (your wish will come true)” Although eons of time has evolved, dissolved, a I am still here and for that ONE reason: to write that ONE hub in which I can thought of as good as the late Hunter S. Thompson—I said “as good as,” not better

    I Loved You, CCR, But I Hated You, “Joan”

    I Loved You, CCR, But I Hated You, “Joan”

    by Kenneth Avery2

  • My evening run took me on a trail winding through a maze of fields loaded with kids learning about rules, teamwork, favoritism, and the discomfort of athletic cups.

    One Mom's Reflections of Her Sideline Days

    One Mom's Reflections of Her Sideline Days

    by Debra Roberts14

  • Helping other writers spread their wings to fly in new horizon is very difficult task to do.But not impossible.Lots of patience and a kind heart is required to get the job done.

    How to Help Writers Spread Their Wings and Fly

    How to Help Writers Spread Their Wings and Fly

    by Nikki Khan30

  • Arizona. I've just begun a contract job here, and I am enjoying the land and the people. Join me as I share some of the places I've visited and one of the interesting people I have met along the way.

    Arizona: A Land of Extremes

    Arizona: A Land of Extremes

    by Chris Mills24

  • Although poetry is one of the oldest forms of literature and written expression it is also perhaps the least appreciated. In this article, I try to explain how poetry should be read and enjoyed.

    How to Read Poetry and Enjoy It

    How to Read Poetry and Enjoy It

    by John Hansen41

  • Falling from our lips, often this time of the year,the words 'Happy Thanksgiving'. Reflecting on what our family is really thankful for this year brings a plethora of emotion and a wish to express thankfulness every day.

    Not Just Another Thanksgiving Wish

    Not Just Another Thanksgiving Wish

    by Patricia Scott49

  • Dealing with feuding friends, self attention seeking posts, and having several of my social media accounts hacked and sending out spam several times; the thrill of "connecting" became more of a nuisance.

    Why I Finally Left Social Media

    Why I Finally Left Social Media

    by Jennifer B0

  • Aging can sometimes be difficult for anyone, but it is a harsh reality. This creative article is about my 30th birthday, with a list of the top 5 reasons why I dreaded celebrating my 30th birthday.

    5 Reasons Why I Dreaded Turning 30

    5 Reasons Why I Dreaded Turning 30

    by Cristale Adams9

  • Much of the time, people cannot seem to eloquently state logical advice, and instead reach in the bag of horrendous inspirational quotes. This adds nothing to the discussion. Let's explore examples.

    13 Inspirational Quotes and Why They Are Bullshit

    13 Inspirational Quotes and Why They Are Bullshit

    by Luke M. Simmons33

  • What does a woman want in a husband? More than looks and finances, she wants to be secure in his love and devotion and she wants to laugh. That's what I think and what I tell about my husband and our relationship.

    My Husband Makes Me Laugh

    My Husband Makes Me Laugh

    by Denise McGill27

  • I grew up in a community in Ringgold, Virginia known as the Sonshine Farm. "The Farm" had a lot of notoriety in the Ringgold and Danville area, many people believing it was a cult. While it was not a cult, it was started by a group of Christian...

    In Memory of Patty Jo

    In Memory of Patty Jo

    by cocomoonbeams35

  • 2018 is coming to an end and goodness gracious, what a year it’s been. I endured good times and hardship, therefore, I want to do a review to ensure I don't take nor make the same mistakes next year. If you have not taken the time to do a review, I encourage you to stop what you’re doing and do it.

    A Year (2018) in Review

    A Year (2018) in Review

    by Pam Morris6

  • My best friend and I have been friends for 45 years. This article is about all we have endured together through all the years of our friendship, and a celebration of our life long friendship.

    Celebrating 45 Years of Friendship

    Celebrating 45 Years of Friendship

    by Karen Hellier15

  • Dreams that come true. This is my experience of having a recurring nightmare that actually happened. My prophetic dream.

    My Recurring Nightmare Comes True

    My Recurring Nightmare Comes True

    by Ron Grimes8

  • A tribute to my amazing parents. Without them I wouldn't be here. I am thankful for my angels...

    Adult Orphan at Age 39

    Adult Orphan at Age 39

    by Linda Bilyeu79

  • Are you an introvert, extrovert, or ambivert? Read this to find out, and take our easy quizzes to see which label fits you best.

    Extrovert, Introvert, Or Ambivert?

    Extrovert, Introvert, Or Ambivert?

    by Barbara Radisavljevic68

  • I love my friends so much, yet even I had the misfortune some years back to have a friend who was so high maintenance that I had to get rid of her as she refused to do anything other than rely on me. This is my story of what I did when a friend became a nuisance....

    When a Friend Becomes a Nuisance

    When a Friend Becomes a Nuisance

    by Cindy Lawson13

  • I am my OWN MAN AND I have my OWN MISSION. I do not have time to question if God is there or not, I do not have time to question if communist ideology is the best for people. I do not I do not have time if making big bucks is solution to all of our problems. I do my bit every day that is all I can.

    I Spend My Time on This Earth Doing My Bit. That Is All I Can Do.

    I Spend My Time on This Earth Doing My Bit. That Is All I Can Do.

    by Beata Stasak13

  • Rochelle Frank’s Hub called Survival in the 1930's is an eye opening account of survival that many people born after 1960 probably cannot imagine -- Unless they were born into the poverty of the poorest Appalachian regions, the most destitute part of a rundown inner city, or a third world country. I have only a few stories to contribute.

    Ghosts Of The Great Depression - 1930s Poverty

    Ghosts Of The Great Depression - 1930s Poverty

    by Patty Inglish MS31

  • This article highlights the importance of books in our academic and social lives. With the advent of electronic books and internet the superiority of books is being challenged.

    Why Do We Need Books?

    Why Do We Need Books?

    by Fawad ul Hassan6

  • My husband began hunting at the deer camp in Strong, Arkansas when he was 8 or 9 years old and still hunts there for at least a month every fall. We make periodic trips to the camp, riding our four-wheelers, fishing, taking walks, battling the snakes and just having fun. It's become a part of our lives that we treasure because it brings us back to who we really are.

    Nature:  The Ultimate Healer

    Nature: The Ultimate Healer

    by Sue Pratt3

  • 9:25 am, March 30th, 2009, my life as I know it turned upside down! With the sudden death of my child my perfectly healthy three year old daughter Savanna who passed away in her sleep. I'm making this article to maybe help others that may find then...

    Sudden death of a child

    Sudden death of a child

    by satewas63

  • When you sympathize with others, the feeling is temporary as the feeling goes once the problem is solved.But empathy means seeing problems from other people's shoes and you share their viewpoint.

    Top reasons why empathy is better than sympathy

    Top reasons why empathy is better than sympathy

    by mathira0

  • People find love in many places--the supermarket, the clubs, dating services, etc. But I found love playing Scrabble on-line from a game called Wordfeud.

    How to Find Love Playing Wordfeud

    How to Find Love Playing Wordfeud

    by Mark Tulin2

  • This is a story of one person's experience of loosing a baby. Read about how the Japanese hospital dealt with the loss and the emotions involved. If you have experienced a loss or know somebody who has, this article may be helpful in understanding how to heal and live through the long journey ahead.

    What it Was Like to Experience the Loss of My Baby in Japan

    What it Was Like to Experience the Loss of My Baby in Japan

    by Kiyomi Motomura6

  • I am a mother of two,A writer,A critic,A speaker of inequality in our Society and Political Observer.Reading and Writing is my Passion.I cannot bear social injustice anywhere in the world.

    A Writer is Examiner of Society

    A Writer is Examiner of Society

    by Nikki Khan52

  • Is God punishing you? If so, why? If not, why are these things happening to you? This article answers those questions and shows you how to change and understand your situation.

    Essay: Why is God Punishing Me?

    Essay: Why is God Punishing Me?

    by Tessa Schlesinger1

  • See your mind's eye to a new identity. Find yourself away from the rat race built of your own accord, but easy to leave and start over again. Take the steps, see were you end up, let me know.

    How to Run Away and Never Be Found!

    How to Run Away and Never Be Found!

    by Katie Seagal0

  • Holy Scripture does not specifically say where the “lake of fire, or hell” lies. This article attempts to place the location of hell. Readers should use their own wisdom in making their determination.

    Where is Hell Located? Will Hell be Hot?

    Where is Hell Located? Will Hell be Hot?

    by Daniel Mollat12

  • If you suffer from a water bottle addiction or obsession, you are not alone. Please join me as I try to beat my addiction and give you tips on overcoming your own water bottle obsession.

    Confessions of a Water Bottle Addict

    Confessions of a Water Bottle Addict

    by Jeannie InABottle22

  • Parental alienation is often a topic that is ignored and many stories go overlooked and quickly forgotten. As a child of parental alienation and a mother robbed of motherhood, I share my story in hopes to bring awareness to the silent crime no one wants to speak about.

    A Childhood Lost, A Motherhood Robbed: Overcoming Parental Alienation

    A Childhood Lost, A Motherhood Robbed: Overcoming Parental Alienation

    by Christina Celeste0

  • "There is no greater love than that of a man who lays down his life for his friends." John 15:13. It means something different to everyone. 32 years ago I discovered what it means to me.

    How I Learned the Meaning of Friendship

    How I Learned the Meaning of Friendship

    by Leland Johnson12

  • My boyfriend's dog is the most needy, most clingy animal I have ever met in my life. Here's why I generally don't enjoy her presence. P.S. Their names are not really Stumpy and Ears.

    Why I Hate My Boyfriend's Dog

    Why I Hate My Boyfriend's Dog

    by Samantha2

  • Things were a little different on Halloween back in the 1950s. If you were a kid back then this may jog your memory. If you weren't then maybe you would like to see how different it was.

    A 1950's Halloween Celebration

    A 1950's Halloween Celebration

    by Ellen Gregory25

  • While texting and messaging is a convenient tool to keep in touch, it can often creates daily stress in our lives. Texting allows us more control over talking on the phone and allows us to establish communication boundaries.

    How Texting Affects Our Relationships

    How Texting Affects Our Relationships

    by Debra Roberts4

  • The death of a child, even an adult child, is always traumatic. It's even more so when that death is a suicide. This is a mother's story of her adopted daughter's life for as long as we knew it.

    Sarah: The Suicide of Our Adult Child

    Sarah: The Suicide of Our Adult Child

    by Barbara Radisavljevic201

  • I outline 10 aspects of the 90's that are no longer around or have evolved into something else over the past 30 years in a love letter to the decade. I cover: video rentals, MTV, landlines, magazines, sitcoms, technology, celebrities, handwriting, and cartoons.

    10 Things I Miss About Growing up in the 90’s

    10 Things I Miss About Growing up in the 90’s

    by Laura Smith2

  • An article which is framing all the scenario of how it is to be in social media. With reference to the story of the writer of this article. Speaking out the truth of a common people in social media.

    My Reality Is Not What You See on Social Media!

    My Reality Is Not What You See on Social Media!

    by Anju Sharma4

  • Buddha said "The trouble is, you think you have time". This is true for pretty much all of us. We put things off believing that there will always be time to do them later, that it is never too late. But one day it will be. What better reason to do the things we have always wanted to do, NOW.

    It's Never Too Late - Until It Is

    It's Never Too Late - Until It Is

    by Stephen Barnes4

  • I just want to share how I dealt with a sudden death when it happened to my family. I hope my tips will help others cope better in times of sudden death. It is very hard indeed to deal with sudden death but staying strong and positive helps a lot.

    How I Dealt With Sudden Death

    How I Dealt With Sudden Death

    by Linda Bryen31

  • Have you ever wondered what would happen if a zombie outbreak happened? Will we be able to survive it or will the human race be pushed to extinction?

    Zombie Apocalypse Survival

    Zombie Apocalypse Survival

    by Sudhir0

  • A number of entries in an autograph album, 1910-11, follow particular themes, such as Christian and Moral, Friendship and Funny. The album includes illustrations in some entries, a number of signatures and addresses from people living in the Daylesford and Chewton areas of Victoria and also in Melbourne.

    Wise Sayings: An Old Autograph Album

    Wise Sayings: An Old Autograph Album

    by Bronwen Scott-Branagan55

  • A hike up St. Mary Peak in the Bitterroot Mountains of Montana give me an occasion to consider my own personal struggles and those of the world around me. May we gain hope and courage from one another

    Rebirth: A Reflective Essay

    Rebirth: A Reflective Essay

    by Chris Mills24

  • After getting away from our past, my brother and I thought that we were safe from the craziness that had diluted our childhoods, but here I was at forty still crippled by our parents neglect. He nearly forty and afraid of the relationship he still tried to foster with our mom.

    The Secrets That We Keep

    The Secrets That We Keep

    by Jennifer B0

  • I have always thought polyamory relationships were interesting, even as a kid when I saw them on TV talk shows (yes, there were plenty of those, even in the ‘90s) and in movies. After becoming conscious of my African roots and culture, I started to hear about polyamorous relationships....

    How Did I End Up in a Polyamorous Relationship?

    How Did I End Up in a Polyamorous Relationship?

    by Sharnice3

  • This is a true story about a UFO and alien encounter in the Nevada desert that was related to me many years ago. Only this UFO sighting has a rare distinction from other UFO reports as the visitors explained the meaning of life and death. We all have a purpose for being here.

    Mormon UFO Encounter Near Las Vegas Reveals Secret of Life and Death

    Mormon UFO Encounter Near Las Vegas Reveals Secret of Life and Death

    by Tim Anderson5

  • People who do observe unusual things are afraid to tell about them, especially in this day and age, when modern science has made medications that will cure those tendencies. Are we rectifying a mental health issue, or just dulling our senses? I think it's probably a little of both.

    Ghost Stories: What Are We Really Seeing?

    Ghost Stories: What Are We Really Seeing?

    by Victoria Ratcliffe4

  • What is it about an attractive or intriguing woman that turns an ordinary man into a creative whirlwind? What magical process enables him to invent, to sculpt, to paint, to write or to compose a masterpiece out of thin air simply by concentrating on...

    Why Men Love a Muse

    Why Men Love a Muse

    by Winsome77

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