Dr Numb

27 Jun 19
Outside The Know

Sarah Watts | Longreads | June 2019 | 10 minutes (2,998 words) Every Friday in the summer of 1997, my mom tended bar to pay for her master’s degree and my dad took us to the movies. My twin brother Adam and I were 9 and our little brother, Jake, was 7. Because younger kids […]

27 Jun 19
News Bakerrs

Sarah Watts | Longreads | June 2019 | 10 minutes (2,998 words) Every Friday in the summer of 1997, my mom tended bar to pay for her master’s degree and my dad took us to the movies. My twin brother Adam and I were 9 and our little brother, Jake, was 7. Because younger kids […]

27 Jun 19
BiblioMarket

Sarah Watts | Longreads | June 2019 | 10 minutes (2,998 words) Every Friday in the summer of 1997, my mom tended bar to pay for her master’s degree and my dad took us to the movies. My twin brother Adam and I were 9 and our little brother, Jake, was 7. Because younger kids […]

27 Jun 19
Longreads

Sarah Watts details how science fiction shaped her family, her religion, and her own self-image.

27 Jun 19
Welcome

By Dr. Shashita Inamdar, Achieve TMS Globally, more than 300 million people suffer from depression, according to the World Health Organization. It is a leading cause in disability, a major contributor of disease, and in many cases, can lead to suicide. Alaska has the highest rate of suicide per capita in the country, and 90 […]

26 Jun 19
Just Call It Grace

I met a guy when I was seventeen who was everything I thought I wanted in a boy. I had no idea that he would impact my life the way that he did. Four months into our relationship, he forced sex on me. I didn’t want it, but I didn’t fight him enough. Three months […]

26 Jun 19
Kimberly Bryant: Speaking My Peace

September is a great month, isn’t it? The light is just starting to shift from high-octane sun to a softer diffused version of itself, breezes begin to tickle cheeks and make leaves dance. Rain falls and the scorched earth of August relents. The grass is verdant again and shadows lengthen on the pavement ever so […]

26 Jun 19
The Pastor's Soul

Pastors often lack training and support structures to deal with the personal impact of traumatic events

26 Jun 19
blccfanfics

Chapter Twenty: Deep Shadows  Unknown time and date  I’m walking in the desert. I don’t know how long I’ve been walking. My feet are sore. I’m thirsty as hell. That blood red sky doesn’t change; it seems to glow all on its own. There’s no sun or moon.  In the distance, a spindly tree flickers […]

26 Jun 19
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Chapter Eighteen: Truths Arise  Friday, January 16, 2015  3:07 p.m.  I finally sift through the pile of files on my desk and manage to find an end to it all. Not permanently, of course—but it’s enough to get me through.  Especially since I’ve basically been shirking everything to do with my job lately.  Ever since […]

26 Jun 19
ma belle vie a continué

Root canal and crown. Such a long day and numb face. It didn’t stop until about 7 pm. I loved this lamp at Dr Taylor’s office.

26 Jun 19
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Chapter Sixteen: Your Hand in Mine  Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015  2:09 p.m.  I think I’m alive. I mean, there’s no reason for me not to be. I mean, besides the crushing weight on my head.  Lord. What the hell happened? I remember midnight, then… this moment.  Somehow I ended up in my own bed. I […]

26 Jun 19
blccfanfics

Chapter Ten: Enigma  Wednesday, November 12  7:33 p.m.  It’s been a dozen or so days since the murder and I don’t think I’ve slept any of them. Most of the time I’m not at work—hell, sometimes when I’m at work—we’re trying to track this metahuman down, but we lose the leads at a certain place […]