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Well, I didn't actually have a stroke, it was TIA (Transient ischemic attack). It is important to you because TIAs are very often the first warning of a stroke to come. Jump with me and I will ...
by snackdoodle
Comment Count 234 comments on Thu Aug 19, 2010 at 05:12 AM PDT with 454 Recommends
by noweasels
Comment Count 338 comments on Fri Jun 05, 2009 at 08:14 PM PDT with 350 Recommends
My father was a 90s father in the 60s. Way back then, we lived on an Air Force Base. I was the oldest of what would turn out to be nine children. For my entire young life, I lived on air force bases -
by AtlantaJan
Comment Count 182 comments on Sat Jan 24, 2009 at 06:27 PM PST with 242 Recommends
It's six thirty on inaugural morning and for more than an hour people are already rushing onto the Mall for an event five hours away. Neither the dark or the cold is holding them back. ...
by Lying eyes
Comment Count 70 comments on Tue Jan 20, 2009 at 04:40 AM PST with 235 Recommends
Ever walk into a room, stop halfway in, and wonder why you were there..in that room? Sure you have. Or forgotten a word for a few minutes? Even a whole phrase?! These times are laughingly called "
by Gwennedd
Comment Count 239 comments on Fri Jun 27, 2014 at 05:30 AM PDT with 217 Recommends
by Jerome a Paris
Comment Count 75 comments on Fri Jun 16, 2006 at 06:34 AM PDT with 200 Recommends
by musicsleuth
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Jun 16, 2006 at 07:38 AM PDT with 143 Recommends
“My name is Fountain Hughes … My grandfather belonged to Thomas Jefferson.” Hughes then begins a wily standoff with his white interviewer, Hermond Norwood, digressing into his ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 73 comments on Wed Dec 07, 2011 at 04:29 PM PST with 126 Recommends
In the year 2010, the Republican party has finally, officially, re-discovered racism. In between demanding to see President Obama's birth certificate so that he can prove for once and ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 90 comments on Mon Jan 11, 2010 at 11:53 AM PST with 114 Recommends
The end of 2009 approaches, and while many are engaging in year-in-review pieces, I’d like you to go back further and answer the following question for me: what is your first political ...
by CayceP
Comment Count 561 comments on Tue Dec 29, 2009 at 06:34 PM PST with 113 Recommends
Even now, six years after leaving home, I return here with my old 'new' dogs, Stella and Macaroni. We ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 61 comments on Sat Feb 04, 2012 at 05:55 PM PST with 97 Recommends
Mom's cranberry sauce was a thing of beauty, concocted of fresh berries, sugar, spices and orange zest, slow-simmered on a back burner while she attended to the rest of the feast. Made with love and ...
by slksfca
Comment Count 88 comments on Thu Nov 24, 2011 at 10:01 AM PST with 93 Recommends
My life flows in endless song, above the earth's lamentation. I hear the real though far-off hum that hails a new creation. Chorus: No storm can shake my inmost calm while to that rock ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri Aug 08, 2008 at 01:55 AM PDT with 93 Recommends
by shortfinals
Comment Count 90 comments on Sun Oct 13, 2013 at 09:27 PM PDT with 88 Recommends
"For now we see things as if in a mirror dimly, and are puzzled, but shall see them full faced when what I have known in part, I know fully, just as I am known by God." 1 Cor., 13:12 "You will ...
by Danish Brethren
Comment Count 58 comments on Thu May 12, 2011 at 03:00 PM PDT with 86 Recommends
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
by smileycreek
Comment Count 340 comments on Fri Jul 12, 2013 at 07:25 AM PDT with 74 Recommends
I turned 15 in the middle of the Freedom Rides. Fifty years ago. I have just finished watching the documentary on PBS. Images that burned into my memory and my soul. Jim Zweig in his hospital bed,
by teacherken
Comment Count 46 comments on Mon May 16, 2011 at 08:35 PM PDT with 66 Recommends
Sen. Sherrod Brown does NOT pull any punches once he gets started, and this time he beat up on poor ole Shooter something awful. First Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) put up a lame defense for ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 64 comments on Sun Oct 25, 2009 at 06:29 PM PDT with 64 Recommends
Sometimes I should remain silent. Last week I dared myself into writing a diary based entirely on my remembering the cuisine served in a Vietnamese eatery I frequented during the late seventies in ...
by Patric Juillet
Comment Count 60 comments on Thu Mar 10, 2011 at 01:57 PM PST with 61 Recommends
Jean Beliveau has died in Montreal at age 83. 10 Stanley cups as a player, 7 more as team executive. One of the top 10 players of all time, more than a point a game. But he is mourned across Canada ...
by ontario
Comment Count 65 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2014 at 12:12 PM PST with 59 Recommends