LIFE LESSONS — NEVER GIVE UP!

I was asked to write a short story about my ascent from poverty that would be a part of a book written by several that had come from poverty to make their way in the world, this is my story.

First Sergeant at 169th SIG CO in Korea contributed by the author


GRANDMA’S KITCHEN CHALLENGE

I never felt safer or more loved than in my Nana’s kitchen. Also, I never went hungry.

Plated bread pudding with topping.
Image by Digna Cassens from Pixabay

The Rules Are Simple:



LIFE LESSONS ABOUT PTSD

The Global War on Terrorism has enlightened the world to the problem of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), but it is not just a combat Veterans’ disorder.

Photo by Polina Zimmerman from Pexels


MANGA ON TV SERIES

If you’re thinking you won’t like it because you don’t like manga, put that out of your mind. This is excellent!

Alice in Borderland Collage Created by the Author


NFL UPDATE

On TNF, the Browns started what many fantasy owners called bye-a-geddon by beating the Broncos, 17–14. With Chubb & Hunt out, the Browns discovered D-Ernest Johnson, who had 146 yards rushing, two catches, and a TD.

Get your Crucial Catch — Schedule your screenings.


FINANCE & ECONOMICS

Many people blame the government’s paid benefits for the labor shortage — even though those payments were intended to help former workers make it through the pandemic.

Five Guys — John Scalone — Flickr


REAL-LIFE LANDBACK

Five months ago, I related a story about a special reunion between the Passamaquoddy People and their non-human Relative, Kuwesuwi Monihq, renamed Pine Island and White Island, ME, by its captives.

Official Selection AIFF 2021


30-DAY WRITING CHALLENGE

A little more than 30 days ago, I joined the 30-Day Writing Challenge presented to Medium writers. This was a lot of fun and a little challenging.

Grammarly Insight Writing Badge

Stephen Dalton

Stephen Dalton is a retired US Army First Sergeant with a degree in journalism from the University of Maryland. Top Writer in VR, Short Story, and Creativity!

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