Tag: Year Two – Top Personal Stories & Posts

Dating Website Misrepresentation

The first date I went on after joining a dating website started off with a big lie. She was great besides that, but it didn't matter. It ruined it for me.

The Dentist and His Dance of Shame

"Do you floss regularly?" Oh, the shame. That's what they're aiming to fill you with every time you go to the dentist, you know. I think they *love* making their patients squirm.

My kid is missing!

It was late at night, and I went to check on my son several hours after putting him to bed... And he was missing. I searched the entire house. He was definitely gone.

Bullied. The Forgotten Memoirs.

Bullying. Its aftermath is rarely less than tragic. Some kids even die. When they do, their stories take over the media. It’s a good money-maker for the industry. Everybody loves to hate bullies. But what about the kids who outlive it? What about the kids that have experienced endless torment at the hands of their peers and survived? Are they less than notable? Does it take seeing the blood on one’s hands before we step in and put the same kind of emphasis on these kids as we do their dead counterparts? Must we see caskets being lowered into the ground before we really explore the problem?

Why I Don’t Hunt Ever Since I Brought Down a Beautiful...

First off, let me start off this post by saying that it is not an anti-hunting post. I don't really have an opinion either...

Trapped within the Walls of a Guarded Heart

After my divorce in 2010, there wasn’t much left of me that could still be considered intact. My thoughts were obscured and darkened. My laughter gone. My eyes no longer moist. My tears were all spent trying to save the marriage. I had none left, it seemed, to...

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I do it because… It is the only way I can...

Yesterday I embarrassed myself by completely losing it at the end of a very long rope which had finally run out. This is my response to one reader's email.

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Stuck Beside a Crying Woman

I wrote this after finding myself stuck on the freeway next to a woman who was uncontrollably sobbing in the next car over... About what, I'll never know...

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