Ammona, Part 4

“State your name. Last name first, please.” A computer voice said. It carried the note of a tenor, and spoke in a British accent. “King, Ammona.” The young woman watched the screen calculate for a moment to find her in the registry of accepted students. Its background was an image of the Sierra Nevada mountains in western America. The mountains looked so beautiful they might not be real. Ammona wondered briefly if the image had been enhanced or created by someone in any way, as the computer brought up her room assignments for the trip to Pluto Colony. “Welcome, Miss […]

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8 Ways Camping Enriches Your Life

If you have a moment today, please hop over to Medium and enjoy my latest piece for them. John Muir said it best when he claimed, “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” It’s quite true. Thanks for tuning in, friends. Corissa HauryRidiculous, curious, most likely delirious. I love a great story, whether it comes in the form of words or visual stimuli. I believe everyone has a story to tell, and I love to share mine. Please feel free to read along, comment, share your own stories, or send me a message via the […]

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a little bit about being young but not really, and things to do in 2012

i’m on the far right. 3 middle siblings on the left, before the small boys were born. * my momma is sending me a package. i’m pretty excited. yes, i’m nearly 23 and i call her “momma” but frankly i don’t care and i will likely call her that until i die. in any case, i don’t feel almost 23. i feel almost 43. it’s weird to realize that so many people my age are making big mistakes and finding themselves and doing crazy things… and i guess i’m doing a lot with my time (it never seems like i […]

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