Daily Post: Tell us about a bullet you’re glad you dodged — when something awful almost happened, but didn’t.
“Dodged” is not the word I would use, but I would say it’s only by God’s grace and mercy I’ve been spared dying twice and paralysis.
I almost died when I was an infant. I suffered from really bad asthma and according to family members one of them almost took my life and I wasn’t even two.
The other instance was when I was driving home from work. My manager was in a generous mood and let a few of us go home early. As I’m driving I notice how eerily calm the traffic is for the middle of rush hour in the DC Metro area. I remember thinking to myself, “Sweet. I’ll get home in less than 30 minutes”, which is absolutely unheard of for that time of day. I remember changing lanes and then seeing fellow motorists opening my car door.
According to what witnesses told the state trooper, I changed lanes and lost control of my car. Continue reading →
“Who is this doctor and how can he save us from this?”
“He’s seen it many times. She calls him the doctor.”
This week’s Trifextra prompt was inspired by the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who. For this prompt we had to write 33 words and choose one word that would repeat three times. It could only be a verb, noun , or adjective and it could not change in form.
Today was a pretty random day for me. So, I thought to continue the randomness with a few random facts.
The dot over the letter “i” is called a tittle
Ernest Vincent Wright’s novel Gadsby has over 50,000 none of which contain the letter E
The largest landlocked country is Kazakhstan
Months that begin on a Sunday will have a Friday the 13th
There are 635,013,559,599 possible hands in bridge
It is believed that Shakespeare was 46 around the time that the King James Version of the Bible was written. In Psalms 46, the 46th word from the first word is shake and the 46th word from the last word is spear