To Nap, Perchance to Dream of Eating Popcorn with Eminem

Learn from yesterday, live for today, look to tomorrow, rest this afternoon. -Charles Schulz I usually take a two-hour nap, from one to four. -Yogi Berra Don't bother me, Imma take a nap now. -She's a Maineiac Let's face it, life is full of stress. There are very few moments in the average day when you can contentedly sit …

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So Here’s the Thing About Sleeping…

There are few things in life I cherish as much as sleeping. No matter how dismal things get, I find solace in the knowledge that at the end of the long day, I will lay my weary head down on a soft pillow and fall asleep. I love to leave it all behind, let the tensions melt away. It's life's ultimate …

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The Breakthrough

whump-whump-whump-whump The helicopter overhead was distant--the propeller's thumps a low murmur seeping into my mind, stirring up dread, thick and suffocating. I stood inside my grandmother's old house and gazed at the peeling yellowed paint on the walls and the layers upon layers of dusty photographs covering every inch. In one black and white photo, a young pig-tailed girl's face beamed, sitting on her father's knee, her face forever frozen …

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The Thread

I am running through a deep jungle. Bright blurry shades of green mix with sharpdaggers of sunlight as I frantically leap to dodge the twisted roots in my path. Fear grips my heart, soaking into my bones and saturating my vision until the jungle transforms into a jumble of shifting shadows. I glance behind me into the thickening dark, not yet willing to …

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