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In Pigwell, time isn’t measured by days or weeks but by the number of eighteen-wheelers that drive past our house. That’s how I know when the weekends come and go. There isn’t as much trucking between Dilley and Carrizo Springs on the weekend, but at night, you can hear them run up and down I-35 to Laredo and back. My Ma and me still have to get up before dawn every day and tend to the hogs and goats and chickens we keep, weekends or not.
Confessions of an Old Gamer
As I crept closer to the crevice, I knew that a giant orc was waiting on the other side. He was much stronger than me and my puny bow, but I was hoping to get lucky with a headshot. I peeked around the corner and tried to aim without aggroing the beast when…
The One Reason You Should Definitely Move Into an Over 55 Community
Like many of you, as we neared retirement, we started thinking about downsizing. We talked about a smaller house somewhere, and even though we had never lived in one, we thought about condos and townhomes. We considered townhouse communities near where we currently lived and high rise condos in the city.
A Complete Beginner’s Guide to SEO
As writers, we care about the written word. We spend a lot of time and energy crafting our articles and stories. We try to make sure that each word, sentence, paragraph, and page are building blocks of a cohesive whole. So why should you care about Search Engine Optimization? Maybe you don’t. Perhaps all you worry about is creating the piece and don’t care who reads it. But if you are here, reading this, that is probably not the case. So, what is SEO, why should you care, and how can you make use of it?
The Ultimate Guide to Marketing Your Photography on Pinterest
When thinking about marketing photography on social media, many ignore Pinterest. This is primarily because a lot of people don’t know or understand Pinterest. They believe it is a recipe sharing or wedding planning site for women or a place for do-it-yourselfers to share projects.
How My Dream of Olympic Competition Was Lost in 38 Seconds
I had a plan. It wasn’t a great plan, but a plan nonetheless. I was going to break 2:50 in the New Orleans Marathon and qualify for Boston. If I made it, I was going to hire a coach to train me for Boston with hopes of breaking 2:22 for an Olympic Trials qualifying time. Of course, dropping 30 minutes in 2 months was a somewhat absurd idea, but we runners are nothing if not dreamers.
The light suddenly came on, and Heinz stood proud and tall, hoping to be noticed, hoping to be the one chosen for the mission, whatever it was. A hand reached in and grabbed a soda, quickly retreating and turning the world dark once again. French’s smirked, “Why do you always think you will be the chosen one, you’re nothing but catsup.” “CATSUP?” I’ll have you know…” Mr. Hunt interrupted, “Excuse me, but I spell my name with a K if you’d bother to read my label, it’s ketchup.” “I don’t care how you spell it,” piped in Lea, “can we return to the subject at hand? We need to ascertain our primary course of engagement in the pursuit of the communal objective.” “Yeah, and we also need to figure out what do next,” added Perrins.
I Know He’s Coming Back
One day, a long time ago, I was a brand new truck. Someone’s pride and joy. Then one day, he parked me here and said he’d be right back. I didn’t know where he had to go that he couldn’t take me.