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Hello

I was just looking around and couldn't find a book group here. Whats up with that? I read a good deal of books and thats what has been using up most of my time lately. 

I just finished the Hunger games books and read to kill a mocking bird this week also. Lets see what else. The dragon tattoo girl books were good. I have read a few Woodhouse books (I just love Bertie).

Anyhow thats all I've been up to.

I know... boring. lol

Added by Smokescreen on July 19, 2012 at 12:47am — 2 Comments

My sins

I was told that he died for my sins.
And then by way of sincere reply I said "It could of been my only hope that he would of lived in spite of them".
SS

Added by Smokescreen on March 5, 2010 at 1:20am — 3 Comments

The Path

The path that I am on today is the hardest road that I have journeyed

upon throughout my entire life. It is the path of learning. It is the

path of discovering the truth about the world around me and the essence

of my own being. It is a path that is made clearer by the people around

me by showing me new ideas and bringing forth different ways to look at

the things around me. It is a path that would be unbearable without the

honest debate of friends.



I… Continue

Added by Smokescreen on February 23, 2010 at 11:24am — No Comments

Showing up

I would like to share with you a story about making a difference. It is a true story that happened a long time ago in a place that means a lot to me.





In April 1797 the British general Abercromby reached Puerto Rico with his fleet of 60 worships. After conquering Trinidad he had set his sights on San Juan and landed his well trained troops on the beach at Cangrejos near the capital. Abercromby’s fleet covered the beach with heavy artillery fire protecting the landing of the… Continue

Added by Smokescreen on January 17, 2010 at 12:07am — 1 Comment

My day in court

Okay so I got a speeding ticket. No big deal right? Well then you don't know me very well. I have to make it a big deal. Because that's what I like to do. Make things a big deal, and I wasn't disappointed with this.

So I have my ticket in hand and call the court. I find out the fine is $170 dollars. "Well I wasn't speeding" I say, "I would like to fight the ticket".

"Sure" says the clerk "just show up at the courthouse on the date printed on the back of the ticket".

Fine. So I… Continue

Added by Smokescreen on July 31, 2009 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

The Dagger

This is the first story I have ever wrote ( and it shows). It was never meant to have an ending but was just a weekly installment to a writing challenge. Almost all the character and plot grew from that challenge. It was meant as a fairy tail noir lol and went together with my icon photo.



So if you like the story the credit is mine, but if not you can blame Syd and the challenge. lol

SS











The Dagger

by

Smokescreen



Part… Continue

Added by Smokescreen on July 21, 2009 at 1:25pm — 4 Comments

afraid to die

Are you afraid to die?
Or are you just afraid to live?
Or could it be like most people, that both are somewhat true.

Added by Smokescreen on April 30, 2009 at 5:08pm — 12 Comments

Beliefs

If you can't scrutinize your own beliefs, then you are avoiding the belief itself.

Added by Smokescreen on April 16, 2009 at 2:44pm — 4 Comments

our reactions to technologies

1. "Anything that is in the world when you're born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works."
2. "Anything that's invented between when you're 15 and 35 is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it."
3. "Anything invented after you're 35 is against the natural order of things."

Douglas Adams

Added by Smokescreen on February 10, 2009 at 5:32pm — No Comments

the mountain

There are hundreds of paths up the mountain,
all leading in the same direction,
so it doesn't matter which path you take.
The only one wasting time is the one
who runs around and around the mountain,
telling everyone that his or her path is wrong.

Added by Smokescreen on February 3, 2009 at 4:44pm — No Comments

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