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  • The gold throne

    The dream had felt so real. In his dream, a beautiful woman had approached him carrying a tray of food and wine, hips swaying — enticing. He reached for it eagerly; he knew he would end up in bed with her. He took a bite...
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  • Fairy tale day

    In honor of Fairy tale day, several of our great writers of iPinion have written a fairy tale in celebration. Make this day magical!
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  • “What’s in a name?”

    In 1861, the linguist, Max Müller compiled a list of six possible theories on the origins of the spoken word. In his publication, he listed the theories by their nicknames; Bow Wow, Pooh Pooh, Yo-he-ho, Ta Ta, La La and Ding Dong. Shama Lama Ding Dong. Did...
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  • Annual fundraiser

    This is our first ever, I believe, annual fundraiser drive.  As many of you know, iPinion is a non profit website and all columnists, photographers, editors and owners, do not get paid for what they do.  They enjoy participating in this website, hopefully, as much...
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  • The end

    …and she lived happily ever after. That’s how I pictured life after work to be and thus far, I have not been disappointed. It has been over a year and a half since I walked out on my last day at my job, but even...
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  • Expecting the unexpected

    It’s practically a no-brainer in the medical field — something ingrained in our nursing and medical school training for years. “Be prepared,” (oh wait, that’s the Boy Scout motto, one that I knew, not because anyone would let me in the Boy Scouts, but because...
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  • Nooks and grannies

    Call me grandma. There was a time when I use to cringe at that name, preferring to be called just about anything else, even a bitch, as it had a more appealing, strong, motivated independent woman ring to it and I would graciously thank anyone...
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  • Serendipitous happenchance and a kindred spirit

    I had been working as a nurse for several years when a much-needed new nurse was hired for our clinic. As much as we really needed the help, there is always that initial thought, “crap, I have to train the new girl. I will be...
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  • Beyond the smiling face

    Beyond the smiling face. She pauses a moment before entering the room grasping intensely at the mask before placing it on her face. The room brightens as she walks in and greets everyone with smile. Her laughter echos off the walls of the room before...
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