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We drove up the snowy, winding road toward the cozy A-frame cabin. I’m not the anxious type, but the closer to the Airbnb I had rented for the weekend we came, the more nervous I felt. This was the weekend. She would either say yes or no. It was frightening how much power one word could command. That one word would spell a new beginning for us or a quick end. A forever or a farewell.
The Woman Initiative
The loud, metallic rapping on my front door sent me skyward. I nearly hit my head on the open kitchen cabinet above me. I had been on edge for a while now, with no explanation as to why. Things had not been exactly ideal between my husband and me, but that wasn’t unusual.
Former Virginia State Trooper Allegedly Murdered Mother and Grandparents of Teen He Catfished Online and Abducted
A former Virginia State Trooper has been shot by police officers in San Bernardino, California, after allegedly murdering the mother and grandparents of a teenage girl that he catfished on social media. Twenty-eight-year-old Austin Lee Edwards is believed to have driven from Virginia to California to meet the girl after extensive conversations online.
Australian Woman Decapitates Mother During Heated Argument
Twenty-five-year-old Jessica Camilleri lived in the St. Clair community of western Sydney, Australia, with her 57-year-old mother, Rita Camilleri. On July 19, 2019, the pair got into an argument that ended with Jessica decapitating her mother in front of a four-year-old boy present in the home.
Man Shocks Police by Confessing to a 21-Year-Old Murder They Didn't Know Happened
In 2001, 40-year-old Janet Jones Luxford disappeared. She was not reported missing until over a year later when her daughter filed a report with the Napa Police Department in California on September 22, 2002.
Titanic and The Asian Hate That Plagued Six Chinese Survivors
First of all, I would like to say that there WAS room for Jack on that door in the movie Titanic. Rose was just selfish. With that off my chest, let's move on to the real story behind that well-known movie scene and the man who inspired it, as well as the five men who came with him to America after the sinking of the Titanic. This is a story of survival, but it is also a story of unwarranted hatred.
Lucie Blackman and Carita Ridgway Lost Their Lives to A Sexual Predator
The Killer Obara was born Kim Sung Jong on August 10, 1952. His parents were Koreans living in Osaka, Japan. Obara’s father worked his way up from being an impoverished scrap collector to becoming the wealthy owner of numerous properties and pachinko parlors, which are similar to slot machine casinos. Thus, Obara was able to attend the best private schools in Tokyo and had a personal tutor that prepared him for entry into an impressive prep school operated by Keio University.
Grilling Tips for Spring/Summer
Winter has fallen away, and spring is in the air. Pretty soon, the delicious smells of grilled food will be all-around your neighborhood as everyone brings out their grills, gives them a good dusting, and gets to work cooking all those favorite foods indicative of the season at hand. Perhaps you’re an old pro at grilling, but if you’re not, I'm here to help with some great grilling tips for spring and summer.
"No mass taps. No children. No law enforcement. Other contestants are off-limits. Those are the only rules. Your body cam must be on for each event, or it doesn't count. If you are caught, we don't know you and you don't know us. The risk is yours.”
Our house contains two humans and two black cats. Our cats mostly do not go outside because we live in an area where it is not safe for them to roam freely. We do have a small patio area that is enclosed by four high walls from which they can't escape, so they go out there to explore.