Nostalgia

“You’re late!” “Sorry.” “Where were you?” “At Bookmongers.”  “Again?  Why do you go there so often?” “I’ve something called vellichor.” “Vellichor?” she exclaimed.  “Is it contagious?” He chuckled.  “No.  It’s the nostalgia you feel in a used bookstore.”  “How about feeling some of that nostalgia for our relationship?” 48 Words This was written for the …

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Women and Shingles

I found out last week that my mother who suffers from Parkinson's has Shingles.  From what I have seen of Shingles it looks very painful.  I wanted to find out more about it so I decided to surf the Internet and get as much information as I could. What is Shingles? Shingles, also known as …

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Polio Vaccines

I was appalled when I learned of the Nigerian women who were gunned down because they were giving out polio vaccines.  They were killed by gunmen suspected of belonging to a radical Islamic sect shot and killed at least nine as they took part part in a polio vaccination drive in northern Nigeria on Friday, …

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