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If I Should Die
Peyton Farley has settled into a new life in southwest Montana. Research and fact checking for a local newspaper is a perfectly safe job, or is it? One morning, Peyton awakens and finds a strange man in lace up work boots who is bleeding out on her kitchen floor. As Peyton calls 911 from her bedroom, someone is stealing the body.
Milk Carton People
Milk Carton People is a paranormal thriller about people who suddenly find themselves invisible, able to observe things but unable to participate. Do they go mad? Maybe they find others. It is quite possible that there is no point in being invisible.
Tag Archives: flu
A few weeks ago, my darling daughter brought the three year old over before she went to work and mentioned he had a fever. Okay, the kid doesn’t drool any more but I still wanted to slather him in hand sanitizer. I hoped that having put at least a half century of cold and flu germs into my immune system would protect me. Continue reading
On a local scale, there was a terrible explosion and fire in Downtown Bozeman. The City made national news with what we refer to as “Password-Gate.” And the Teamsters Union Members, after six months without a contract, blinked in the harsh reality of a recession and continued to appear at work as usual.
During the next few weeks I will take stock of all the things I thought of doing, but never committed to getting done. I’ll look at all the new things I learned, those moments when I stopped everything to say aloud, “I did not know that.” I will try to come up with a good and economical answer to that pesky question about what I want for Christmas. I may even set some goals for the year coming.
I have never had a flu shot. I have been tracking the news for months. Recently some schools closed, some kids were hit hard and unless a family has good health insurance and a low co-pay, flu is flu and unless things go bad, no one knows exactly what kind of flu they had.
Take one – Deer wishes the homeowner would put out a stepstool to make those high plums accessible. Take Two – Toddler sharing the wonders of a zipper going up and down. Take Three – The Sun is … Continue reading
Do you know how often we touch ourselves? No, not that touching. I am thinking about how often we rub at an eye, brush our hand across that slight itch on our nose, wipe our lower lip, or push a stray scraggle of hair back into its place.
The rise in personal cell phone use has made the public phone obsolete. And seriously, using a public phone in a place where people have health issues may not have been a good idea, anyway. The little enclosure is still there next to the handicap accessible water fountain and above a trash container. I’d advise steering clear of the water fountain and you know why! Soon, it will be obsolete because we carry the bottled stuff. Use the trash can with care not to actually touch it, but if you do touch, don’t worry, ‘Hospital Hill’ has you covered.
If you look closely at the photo I uploaded from my Smartphone, scrubbed free of germ bodies, and you will see that the hospital has installed a hand-sanitizer dispenser where the pay phone used to be. I also noticed and made my family use the hand-sanitizer located at the second floor elevator entry.
On a more newsworthy note, it has been a great winter for voles in Montana. If you have vole trails and small mouse-ish creatures eyeing you, a farm cat it your best bet. I saw a lot of cats for adoption this week while my service dog and I were taking our public access test.
I am sure the cats would love a good vole hunt. They would like new humans to love and shelter them in return.