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  • In my office without windows, I sent a weekly email to my coworkers describing the lovely view I had that day out my "window".

    My Beautiful Imaginary View

    My Beautiful Imaginary View

    by Diana Majors4

  • Manual Labor. It's as if "this" mode of survival has all but been washed away with our Liquid Silicone shampoo and Copper wire that runs our cars. Manual Labor. I knew "it" years ago.

    Hello, Manual Labor--Long Time, no See

    Hello, Manual Labor--Long Time, no See

    by Kenneth Avery6

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Life34

  • Once a person gets published through contract, deadlines become quite a real thing. In my opinion, deadlines are the worst thing for a writer, and discourage the making of great literature.

    Deadlines; The Demise of Great Literature

    Deadlines; The Demise of Great Literature

    by Alyssa Hartman0

  • 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. Simmons32

  • Sunglasses have and always been a Very Important part to any successful fashion presentation. Sunglasses are flexible and go with almost anything. But there those who cannot wear sunglasses.

    The Shiny Sunglasses Saga

    The Shiny Sunglasses Saga

    by Kenneth Avery0

  • I have my superstitions and this is my little tale of a certain New Year's Eve superstition which I stumbled upon as a child and one which there unfortunately seems to be absolutely no way to forget.

    New Years Eve Superstitions

    New Years Eve Superstitions

    by Lorelei Cohen41

  • Talking about rats and their destructive behaviour, when they are allowed to come in our house. I believe that we should be on guard all the time and try to find ways how to stop them, if we can.

    Rats Are Destructive Creatures

    Rats Are Destructive Creatures

    by F-Menchise0

  • An account of my experience on a recent trip to Kauai. Having experienced Hawaii and other Islands before, and knowing what to expect still had me awestruck. I am thankful for this inspiring trip.

    Kauai - An Island Worth Loving

    Kauai - An Island Worth Loving

    by Rachana Anu Bhattacharya0

  • A novel. A blog. A script. A novella. A personal letter to someone. These are all great ways for you to start your journey, as our writer. Our writer? Every person wants to read your work - our-is-us.

    Ay, You're a Writer?

    Ay, You're a Writer?

    by Dreammore0

  • 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 Burns12

  • Monsters are real. They don't hide under our beds nor inside our closets. They are always with us wherever we go and whatever we do. Interested? Check out this hub!

    The Monsters Within

    The Monsters Within

    by Maria Megio2

  • By opposites are we ruled all our lives - light and darkness, day and night, Yin and Yang, Murphy and Phurmy …

    Murphy and Phurmy

    Murphy and Phurmy

    by Ram Ramakrishnan1

  • Emptying your soul into the layers of papers with the sorcery of words beautifully painted over them is necessary in keeping one sane in such a mad world.

    Books Are Portals to Other Dimensions

    Books Are Portals to Other Dimensions

    by thepearlywords0

  • The story of an unfinished life rings true of the struggle we face daily. It puts its finger upon the emotional tug-of-war I am engaged in.

    Our Unfinished Life Stories

    Our Unfinished Life Stories

    by Gicky Soriano0

  • The time comes in every writer's life when the question imposes itself about how much that activity is stealing from energy, effort, time, and other important factors of living a full life.

    Writing Online: Are You Really Up to It?

    Writing Online: Are You Really Up to It?

    by Vladimir Karas9

  • Diagnosed and still fighting cancer, I am dealing with the effects and emotions of my husband's illness. We all need a break and this is a story of my break to get air and think.

    A Break From The Battleground, Walking The Dog

    A Break From The Battleground, Walking The Dog

    by Denise McGill12

  • My Hobbies Life without a hobby is like food without the salt. It is a hobby which makes living interesting. It is a pursuit outside one’s regular work. A hobby gives one joy and pleasure; one does not get tired of it. It is a pastime, relaxation...

    My Hobbies and Interests

    My Hobbies and Interests

    by kukkumolu0

  • These are just some of the little things that annoy us as humans. Can you relate to any of them?

    100 Pet Peeves

    100 Pet Peeves

    by Erin Bower14

  • Stereotype and cliché imply that all are the same. That's fine if we're talking about auto parts, but when applied to humanity, the result is a dead society. Oneness is unique people working together.

    Being Unique: The Fight Against Clichéd Humanity

    Being Unique: The Fight Against Clichéd Humanity

    by Chris Mills16

  • On our Road of Life, we may meet over 10,000 people, but only Know a few. This one woman, "Mammy," doesn't fit into any category.

    One Saturday Morning at "Mammy's"

    One Saturday Morning at "Mammy's"

    by Kenneth Avery2

  • Reading between lines of someone's literary expression is not the same as their disclosing "where they are coming from"---hence this article.

    My Spirited & Dietary Everyday Routine

    My Spirited & Dietary Everyday Routine

    by Vladimir Karas12

  • In every life there is some one or some people who are living, breathing mysteries. You understand some. And some you don't. I am talking about a family who are STILL a living, breathing mystery.

    Wondering About Finding out About a Mystery Family

    Wondering About Finding out About a Mystery Family

    by Kenneth Avery14

  • Ever wanted to change the world? I know I always have, I've always wanted to 'make a difference' and change the world for the better. Maybe here I'll share a little on how you can change yours.

    A Bus Driver's World, and How to Change It!

    A Bus Driver's World, and How to Change It!

    by Lawrence Hebb17

  • 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 Sam47

  • I didn't like my Dad and he didn't want me. I think of him on Father's Day but I don't feel bad now that he's gone. I wrote this post for other people who won't be thinking all happy thoughts on Father's Day.

    Anti-Father's Day

    Anti-Father's Day

    by Laura Brown6

  • Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by holding temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.

    The Importance of a Moral Compass.

    The Importance of a Moral Compass.

    by ODEWOYE FRANCIS SUNDAY0

  • I promised myself I wouldn't do this anymore. However, I've found it necessary to remind everyone that amidst the scores of disagreeble people out there, there are truly good people.

    Finding Decent People

    Finding Decent People

    by Christopher Peruzzi0

  • This article highlights the importance of books in our academic and social lives.

    Why Do We Need Books?

    Why Do We Need Books?

    by Fawad ul Hassan6

  • A different thought process and spontaneity often combine to make a poem less attractive. Neither one's writing skill nor the readers' sensitivity responsible for it.

    Why Does A Poem Get Less Views

    Why Does A Poem Get Less Views

    by Kshipra Pal0

  • It's real easy to cross the line from being a helper to an enabler. Let's walk through how that can transpire and what to do if it does.

    Helping Versus Harming, the Reality

    Helping Versus Harming, the Reality

    by Brian Newhook0

  • Why do we insist in saying "Fish and Chips" rather than "Chips and Fish"? And why "in and out" in preference to "out and in"? Human conditioning is the key.

    Pass the Pepper and Salt, Please.

    Pass the Pepper and Salt, Please.

    by George Dimitriadis1

  • How do you encourage children to read? Especially these days when movies, TV and electronic games vie for all your children’s attention? Do you have ideas? Here is what I did.

    Encouraging Reading in Children

    Encouraging Reading in Children

    by Denise McGill22

  • Happiness is not just a frame of mind, it is an intentional part of our daily lives. There is enough negativity in the world to last a lifetime. Live with the passion God instilled in you and thrive!

    Happiness as an Intended Outcome

    Happiness as an Intended Outcome

    by Joel Gibson0

  • If you are a dedicated internet junkie then you know as well as I do that for some reason some of the stupidest things attract so much attention. Even here on Hubpages it never ceases to amaze me when I see something that appears to be ridiculous...

    Why Stupid Sells

    Why Stupid Sells

    by Jesse James0

  • Now that the leaves of fall are gone in Vermont it's now a new season, stick season.

    Vermont's Stick Season

    Vermont's Stick Season

    by Linda L Paquette0

  • 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

  • This hub has taken me a very long time to write, edit, and publish. If there was ever going to be (a) hub that brings me a shove upward in popularity of Hubbing. Not that popularity matters to me.

    The Scary, Mysterious Evolution of the Crew Cut

    The Scary, Mysterious Evolution of the Crew Cut

    by Kenneth Avery6

  • 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

  • For many years, I was a man of the right. Recently, I switched to the left. This is an introduction to my story with the hopes that it will encourage many of you to make the transition.

    Left: A Coming-Out Story

    Left: A Coming-Out Story

    by William R Bowen Jr6

  • This hub is all about the beauty of winter so if you are looking for ideas to make your winter season beautiful why not check out this hub. You will be glad you did.

    Winter's Limitless Beauty

    Winter's Limitless Beauty

    by Louise Barraco5

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  • 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

  • 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

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  • LOVE-this four-letter word has the magical ability to take the whole world in its grasp without even making any effort. Can any of you imagine a world that is devoid of “love”? How would it look like?

    Anatomy of Love

    Anatomy of Love

    by Arindom Ghosh2

  • The ocean keeps giving long after the highest form of life on the planet chose to betray her. Read of the beauty, magnificence and generosity of the sea in contrast to the ugly behavior of man.

    The Sea: Master and Mother

    The Sea: Master and Mother

    by Chris Mills16

  • At Christmastime we celebrate the gift of the Son of God made flesh. Yet Jesus coming to earth as a baby is only the beginning of the story of God with us. He left the manger to fulfill His mission to redeem a people for Himself.

    Reflections on an Empty Manger

    Reflections on an Empty Manger

    by Rhosynwen0

  • If you have EVER drank booze, gotten yourself drunk and I mean Blurry Drunk, then expect a Monster Hang-Over in the morning. Believe me. You do not want it.

    Trying to Forget Those Monster Hang-Overs

    Trying to Forget Those Monster Hang-Overs

    by Kenneth Avery4

  • If you have ever watched "The Walking Dead" or just a classic zombie movie, you likely asked yourself "Would I make it?" Well, here are some things that you would need to consider before you decide.

    Can You Survive a Zombie Apocalypse?

    Can You Survive a Zombie Apocalypse?

    by A C Miller1

  • Be advised -- this is a true narrative about (a) certain talk between my good friend, Randy Pearce, and I, during a break in high school one morning. I have only the truth about that talk.

    Did Jimi and Janis Have to

    Did Jimi and Janis Have to "Use" to Be Successful?

    by Kenneth Avery2

  • This topic should have been presented years ago--and when you read it, I hope that you are enlightened as well.

    What Do Thieves Talk About?

    What Do Thieves Talk About?

    by Kenneth Avery0

  • 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

  • My growing interest in wildlife and the garden is new and exciting. I'm observing all sorts of natural things since moving into the countryside.

    Day to day in the Fenland of England.

    Day to day in the Fenland of England.

    by colin powell2

  • My personal love of rock hounding is paralleled with spiritual lesson and application in this lesson. Rocks do truly cry out the praises of the One who made them.

    The Stones Cry Out

    The Stones Cry Out

    by Tamarajo8

  • 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 Kiddie Granath6

  • The special flavors of fall are as fleeting as the season itself.

    Pumpkin Spice Me

    Pumpkin Spice Me

    by Kristine Sorchilla Moore0

  • 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

  • Norms of culture and characteristics of matter; mirror images?

    Cultural Conundrums

    Cultural Conundrums

    by Ram Ramakrishnan0

  • You don't see them anymore. Not even in our Saturday morning cartoons. Old Fashioned Burglars. Gotta love 'em.

    Props to Old Fashioned Burglars

    Props to Old Fashioned Burglars

    by Kenneth Avery6

  • We allow the illusions to imprison our lives and our dreams. It's time to let love break the walls of the prison that we have created.

    Free the King

    Free the King

    by Ioannis Arvanitis22

  • I know you are scared and trying to protect me from the pain of a past that ended me. I Love you but it is my turn.

    A Letter To My Fearful Self

    A Letter To My Fearful Self

    by djsky240

  • 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 Real Life Survival

    Zombie Apocalypse Real Life Survival

    by Sudhir0

  • Not everyone is perfect, but shopping during the holidays becomes easier if you remember two simple words: be kind.

    Christmas Shopping:  Be Kind

    Christmas Shopping: Be Kind

    by Chris St-Jean0

  • Want to know if you’re a bibliophile? If yes, check the obvious signs I listed below and see if every sign applies to you.

    Are You A Book Drunkard?

    Are You A Book Drunkard?

    by Maria Megio0

  • 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

  • Everyone is entitled to exercise their right to freedom of expression. Freedom, however, should still be exercised responsibly and not at the expense of others' personal beliefs and convictions.

    Art for Art's Sake or Shock for Shock's Sake?

    Art for Art's Sake or Shock for Shock's Sake?

    by Alexis Martinez0

  • The simple fact that there are people around does not guarantee your safety. It's true that when we see a person in need, our first thought is to go help them. But we usually don't.

    Inside The Mind Of A Bystander

    Inside The Mind Of A Bystander

    by Rafael Baxa6

  • A first-person narrative about how I would love to go back into 1972, my graduation night, and confront the people who made my life miserable along with those who were like me.

    Me, Hunter, and My Amazing Inner-Truth Vehicle

    Me, Hunter, and My Amazing Inner-Truth Vehicle

    by Kenneth Avery16

  • The grass withereth, the flower fadeth, but the word of our God shall stand forever." Isaiah 40: 7

    Against The Code

    Against The Code

    by nina0

  • Being a parent not only changes one's perspective but also teaches one to be more sympathetic towards one's own parents. You will realize this when your child replicates you.

    Parents Are Not Resilient.

    Parents Are Not Resilient.

    by Montaque0

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  • There is a constructive side to denial which doesn't mean turning a blind eye on negative aspects of life - but rather focusing on the positive ones, which on quantum level produces positive outcomes.

    Beneficial Denying of Problems in Our Quantum Reality

    Beneficial Denying of Problems in Our Quantum Reality

    by Vladimir Karas1

  • 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

  • The years from age 18 to 25 is a crucial yet often trivialized age stage. This article provides information that may be helpful to those transitioning from adolescence into adulthood.

    Early Adulthood:  A Critical But Ignored Age Stage

    Early Adulthood: A Critical But Ignored Age Stage

    by Rosana Clarkson0

  • Several movies are out, or have been and will be, on historical subjects. They are still available in words, too.

    Re-living the Past

    Re-living the Past

    by Carl Richardson0

  • Authors, you might think you are in control of your writing. In your mind, you control where the story leads and what words are formed to create the world for your reader. But the truth is that most of the time you are not. Okay, you never are. You...

    7 Warning Signs Your Muse is in Control

    7 Warning Signs Your Muse is in Control

    by Rebecca Graf2

  • 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

  • The gentle art of enjoying the present moment just as it is has become redundant. Today, everything lies ahead. Our search for happiness remains a search - a never ending search.

    Can You Happily Do Nothing

    Can You Happily Do Nothing

    by Tom Ware4

  • In 2015, a devestating virus decimated the Saiga antelope population, bringing them to near extinction. As Christians, it is our duty to care for the plight of all endangered species.

    For God So Loved The Saiga

    For God So Loved The Saiga

    by Anna Watson2

  • How would the world be different if ghouls existed? What would happen if ghouls were real?

    What If Ghouls Were Real?

    What If Ghouls Were Real?

    by Tamara Wilhite0

  •         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 mrscb201059

  • Life has a way of making you feel worthless at times. Most people are lucky enough to shack that feel off. The unluck onces of this have this slef hatetter that pills on to life's tough moments.

    The Hater Within

    The Hater Within

    by Sahra0

  • 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

  • It's time to replace judgment with compassion, and start looking at each other with the same respect and love that our babies see in us. Let's look for the good together. It won't be hard to find.

    It Doesn’t Take Long to Look for the Best

    It Doesn’t Take Long to Look for the Best

    by Courtney Myers0

  • Remember Woodstock, those "three days of music and peace?" Although I didn't go, but if I had took to hitching it, I would have been hauled to jail.

    What America Needs is Another Woodstock

    What America Needs is Another Woodstock

    by Kenneth Avery4

  • Family life, a piece of my story..to be continued in other articles

    What Not to Be

    What Not to Be

    by Jessica0

  • 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 Khan31

  • Fictional manuscripts are deeply rooted in our society, so much so that people don’t even realize the size of the role they play in our civilization.

    Our World’s Fictional Foundation

    Our World’s Fictional Foundation

    by Alyssa Hartman1

  • 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

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