(I wrote this when I was at the lowest point of my depression, just before I started my long road back from the edge.)
I'm keeping the door shut, not that it matters. I haven't bothered to lock it. Why should I? The fog cannot unlock doors; it doesn't need to. No. The fog creeps 'round the edges, through the keyhole, and under the sill.
No matter what skills I possess, I cannot stop the fog completely. By great and exhausting attention I can keep almost all of it out,
How many people prepare for the hard times?
I do. I always have. I think I understand why:
I was raised that way. I absorbed the idea that part of being a man was being ready. If a blizzard moved in for a few days, if the power went down for several days, if you lost your income for months, you were supposed to be able to eat and feed and protect youself and your own, as well as being ready to reach out to those who were in over their heads.
I remember clearly (I was a teenager)
The opening sequence from the first chapter of my new Novel "Uphill"
“C'mon kid, hang on, sweetie, help is coming!”
Jake looked down at the tiny figure lying limp on the wet carpet. Her long blond hair soaked and matted around an expressionless purple face. She was cold, so very cold. Her flesh felt stiff, like a half-thawed piece of meat. He could see her ribs right through her almost translucent skin. Jake tasted bile in the back of his
The 1st 2 blackouts I remember with any clarity happened on 15 & 18 Jan 08.
The alarm went off at 04:20 (both days) as I had to be into work no later than 06:00. I slapped the off button and next thing I knew, I was on the floor chewing the carpet about 1 minute later. I had a burning sensation across the back of my neck both times, 2nd time I got a rug burn on my forehead, which left a scar, the abrasion was so deep.
1st time, I got up, took my shower, dressed
When truth is distilled by political correctness in a vain attempt to make it universally palatable, it invariably mutates into a lie. And since all lies are evil, don't you think it is time for the light of truth to shine once again throughout our troubled nation?
First of all, do you refuse to accept the socially pervasive dogma that traditional white Americans are inherently evil, but are hesitant