Smoking Has Changed

Pro-Vape Essay A vape is an electronic cigarette or similar device. It takes a propylene glycol or vegetable glycerin based liquid which is mixed with any amount of nicotine, or none, and food grade flavoring. After pouring in some of the clear, flavored sticky thick liquid it’s vaporized and inhaled by the consumer. I will … [Read more…]

20 Years of eBay

I haven’t written in a long time and I was thinking about people like Stapleman, who write a lot on Facebook as a status and in comments, they write so much they’d have a book out if they were more disciplined. Of course that whole discipline thing also affects me! I was on eBay, ready … [Read more…]

Anxiety Tribe

A GF showed me an online therapy group. I read a bunch yesterday as a non-memebr. They should fix those permissions.bI’m an anxious person. There have certainly been times in my life where I have wanted to pull a Sylvia Plath, definitely not a Virginia Wolff, albeit I do like water. That being said, today … [Read more…]

Ember Island by Kimberly Freeman

Eleanor aka Nell, Nina Jones grandmother, are a century apart in time, but both are writers. Nell grew up on imaginary Ember Island, similar to Moreton Bay, outside of Brisbane. In the late 1800s Matilda Kirkland, after her beloved grandfather dies, follows her new husband, Jasper, to Guernsey in the Channel Islands to take up life … [Read more…]

UK Classified Ads

These are classified ads, which were actually placed in U.K. Newspapers: FREE YORKSHIRE TERRIER: 8 years old, hateful little bastard.  Bites! 

: 1/2 Cocker Spaniel, 1/2 sneaky neighbour’s dog. 

 FREE PUPPIES: Mother is a Kennel Club registered German Shepherd. 
Father is a Super Dog, able to leap tall fences in a single bound.

 COWS, … [Read more…]

Important Things for a Legacy

T -68 hours until surgery. And a DNR. The only wisdom I’ve gleaned from four decades on this planet that is valuable is: 1. Above all be kind 2. Don’t judge others (glass houses and all that stuff) 3. It doesn’t matter the color of your skin, your political party, sexual preference or your religious … [Read more…]