Working mom who uses her curiosity to fuel the curiosities of others ~ Writes mostly history and true crime
The 10 Worst Types of 9–1–1 Callers
“Quick! What’s the number for 911?!” It’s a joke often made, but I honestly wouldn’t doubt if some of the callers I had in the past actually had to ask before calling. In the world of 9–1–1 dispatching, you talk to all types of people, from all different walks of life. It really makes you become a more well-rounded person, and sometimes it causes the need for therapy. Why? Mostly because of the types of callers listed here:
50 of the Most Satisfying Southern Sayings
The Southern United States, better known as “The South”, is a foreign place to some. It really can seem like a different country for a first-time visitor. From the language and cuisine to the number of football championships and Bass Pro Shops in a particular radius, the South can be either a dream or a nightmare.
My Career Was My Identity
Me: “911, Where is your emergency? Caller: Help! Please help! He’s bleeding…oh my God…he’s bleeding so much! Me: Ma’am, where are you?
“Mommy, I’m Scared that Someone Will Take Me and Make My Eyes Close Forever”
Yesterday, everyone’s cell phones in the office went bananas, we all jumped in our chairs, and immediately grabbed them to see if it was time for our zombie apocalypse training to come in handy. It was an Amber Alert. It was a 16-year-old girl that had been taken by a 36-year-old man. I shivered a little bit, thinking that it sounded very similar to the “Morbid” podcasts I had been listening to recently. I made a mental note of the information, sat my phone back down, and went about my day.
20 Celebrities That We Forgot Voiced the Most Unforgettable Disney Characters
While my family and I were on our Disney vacation, it was easy to identify the most popular Disney / Pixar movies. While Disney movies have been around since Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs debuted in 1937, we saw a surge in some of the greatest animated movies of all time during the 1990s. As a kid, I really didn’t pay attention to who voiced the characters, even though they were some of the biggest names in Hollywood at the time.
The School Uniform Debate: Is the Added Cost Costing Our Children Even More?
Schools have just rang the bell for the beginning of the 2021–2022 school year. As we learned last year when the pandemic began, there is no way to fully prepare yourself and your children for what may lie ahead down Reading Road, Success Street, and Learning Lane. While schools and parents often work together to ensure that our children’s needs are being met, there are simply some things that we can’t control.
The Foxy and the Grounded
"What time are we supposed to be there?", I asked Shan as we tucked the pillows strategically under the covers. "Midnight," she said. Cade's mom will be asleep by then."
How One Woman Survived Being Raped, Disemboweled, and Almost Decapitated
On December 8, 1994, 27-year old Alison Botha was enjoying a typical night out. The Port Elizabeth, South Africa native hung out on the beach with her friends and then traveled back to her apartment to eat pizza and play Balderdash. At the end of the night, she offered to drive her friend, Kim, home. As she arrived back at her apartment, she placed her car in park. This is when her nightmare began.