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Covid ICU Nurse in NYC

It was the grief. It was his parents. The grief I witnessed yesterday, was grief that I haven’t allowed myself to recognize since this runaway train got rolling here in early March. I could...


The Four Thieves

Miraculously none of them, though being often in contact with the dead, contracted the disease. They believed that so long as they breathed in certain spices, they would be protected from the miasma of...


Microsoft will pay you to forward this email

Dear Friends; Please do not take this for a junk letter. Bill Gates is sharing his fortune. Should you ignore this, you will repent later. Microsoft and AOL are now the largest Internet companies...


The Shadow Man

Nobody knows for sure who, or what The Shadow Man is, but it may be the ghost of a man who was convicted of stalking and kidnapping children. He was caught at a home...


The Seaman Oleander’s Song

Years ago, in the age where the pirates roamed the seas in search of treasure and pleasure and trouble, a scalawag called Oleander was thrown overboard by the ship’s captain when he was falsely...