©2016 C. Henry Martens “So… what are you going to do when you retire?” I looked at Kiely and shook my head, trying to concentrate on my sushi. “I have no idea. I haven’t even thought about it.” The subject… Read moreShort Story: Early Retirement
©2016 Kari Carlisle Pippin: What about breakfast? Aragorn: You’ve already had it.Pippin: We’ve had one yes, but what about second breakfast?Merry: I don’t think he knows about second breakfast Pip.Pippin: What about luncheon and afternoon tea and dinner and supper,… Read moreFirst Breakfast
© 2015 C. Henry Martens By Jo Baert (Own work)[CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons I have recently been thrust into a phenomenon that I have been cognizant of but was unaware that it had become so incredibly flagrant…. Read moreAccountable to None
© 2015 C. Henry Martens Image courtesy of jk1991 at freedigitalimages.net Disclosure: contains mature language I was watching the Machine put on his boot. He was struggling, just as we all did, and just as we all did, he would do… Read moreShort Story: What Right Costs Too Much?
©2015 Kari Carlisle The apocalypse is over, and now it’s survival time. Can you still make a run to the family doctor for an illness or injury? Maybe or maybe not. Are you willing to take that chance? Here are some… Read moreStaying Healthy in the Apocalypse
©2015 Kari Carlisle Photo by John A Carlisle Photography ©2012 Scenario: You have survived the apocalypse. Yippee! Now you have to survive the post-apocalypse. Yikes. There is still a world of dangers out there, and you may have little or no access… Read moreSpiders and Scorpions and Snakes! Oh, My! Tips to Prepare for Venomous Bites and Stings