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What Happened to Our Kids Summer Vacation?

Most parents do their very best to provide for their children. While some (dare I say old-school) folks may believe providing for ones child includes ensuring a child is fed, washed, clothed, and fed, I think its safe to say that most of today's parents strive to give their children more. My husband and I… Continue reading What Happened to Our Kids Summer Vacation?

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More than Survival

Pingback: https://thehouseofbailey.wordpress.com/2017/05/25/bubbles-bursting-2/ For centuries people have struggled with the question of, "why are we here, what is our purpose," and "what does it all mean?" I have not escaped these age-old questions, nor the search for deeper meaning. For as long as I can remember I have tormented myself trying to figure out and master my… Continue reading More than Survival

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Behind the Impressions

Pingback: https://strictlyunstructured.com/2017/05/24/excuse-me-but-i-think-you-have-the-wrong-impression/ "Hurry up, cross the street," she whispered to her daughter, ushering her toward the opposing city sidewalk.  Confused, the young girl asked her mother, "why mom?" "Nevermind the reason, just do as I say," the mother abruptly responded to her impressionable young daughter. What the hope filled young girl failed to see was not lost on… Continue reading Behind the Impressions

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Visions of Grandeur

Pingback: https://shameport.wordpress.com/2016/03/23/bed-time-story/ The Daily Prompt: Visions Smart, beautiful, and ready for whatever the world may throw her way Fearing nothing she packed her bag and headed to the big city She was going to make it. Like a divine light Summer Sun shined down upon her, bathing her in hope and possibility. Everything she touched turned… Continue reading Visions of Grandeur

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Into the Abyss

Pingback: https://runvagabound.wordpress.com/2017/05/22/she-sits-poised-at-a-precipice/ The Daily Prompt: precipice   She stands alone, Staring at the swelling seas from tired eyes, long void of feeling. She wonders if anyone would notice if she jumped into the cold, dark abyss of water that tempts her so. Every crashing wave taunts her, whispering to her tormented soul...She hears the sea call… Continue reading Into the Abyss

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How I Found My Way After A Decade of Floating Adrift

Pingback: https://bysarahwhiley.wordpress.com/2017/05/23/in-the-disconnect/ Daily Prompt: adrift The majority of my twenties was plagued with stress, uncertainty, and a general sense that I was lost at sea, floating adrift into previously uncharted waters. An unpleasant divorce in addition to the first real losses of my life sent me into both a dark hole of isolation and  a tailspin… Continue reading How I Found My Way After A Decade of Floating Adrift

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Shattered Slumer

Pingback: https://the25otherletters.com/?p=731 The Daily Prompt: Maze Her slumber shattered by sunlight pouring in, she shields her sore eyes behind thick, black shades. Chasing her daily breakfast of aspirin and caffeine she yanks the curtains closer in a desperate attempt to block out the promise of the new day waiting outside her door. Trapped in the solitary… Continue reading Shattered Slumer

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Man-Made-Magic

The Daily Post Pingback: https://love-it-now.live/2017/05/06/my-promise/   Sunshine floods her no longer dark room, Promising the hope of a new day and Wiping away the safety of sleep.     Fumbling through the fear that every morning delivers, she reaches for the familiar slim bottle at her bedside and Swallows the magic medicine that enables her To… Continue reading Man-Made-Magic