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I haven't posted a #saturdayscenes  in a while due to being horribly ill. I thought it was about time I did so. 

This is from a side project that I've been working on now and then when I've just had enough of looking at Mermaid's Curse. I might release it on Wattpad eventually, but Mermaid's curse is more pressing.

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Katy snuggled up against Jordan, her long dark hair trailing over his naked chest. The hot summer breeze washed over them, stirring the strands of her hair in little whirlwinds.

“Are you going back soon?” she asked.

“Next month, after midterms,” he said, brushing her hair back from her face. 

“Hmmm… Not enough time.”

“Three months and I’ll be back again.”

“A lot can happen in six months,” she said, lazily trailing a bright red finger nail over his nipple. “Maybe I won’t be here.”

He chuckled, pulling her in a bit closer. “You’ll be here,” he said.

“Where else would you go?”

“There are colleges back in Seattle, too.”

“Ya, but they’re cold,” he said, rolling her over on her back and looking down at her. “And wet. And foggy. Not nearly as much fun as it is here.”

She smiled, teasing, studying her nails while he nibbled on her neck. 

“But all that tech money,” she said.

“Well, if you don’t come back I guess I’ll just have to find some other way to while away the hours.”

“Like what?” she asked, her eyes snapping up to meet his.

Chuckling, he kissed her. 

Sighing happily they laid back together watching the stars above. The thin sliver of the moon left just enough light to see by, but not too much to abstract their view.

A bright light shot across the sky shimmering in pale blue. It disappeared over the trees, a small thwump ringing out across the lake.

“What was that?” Katy asked, sitting up.

“A falling star?” Jordan said.

“I haven’t heard of a shooting star that bright, or that blue. Maybe it was a meteorite. Didn’t it seem kind of low to you?”

She was up and moving before Jordan could say another word. He scrambled after her, pulling on his shirt as he went.

“Katy, hold up.”

“It can’t be far,” she called back over her shoulder.

Katy ran down the short path to the beach, and the bonfire blazing away, Jordon on her trail. The three people standing around the bonfire looked up at her approach. 

“Roxxy, did you guys see it?” Katy called.

“The shooting star?” the tall thin girl in black leather asked.

“That couldn’t have been just a shooting star. It was too bright, and blue like ice. Don’t shooting stars glow white or red?”

“Anythings possible,” Rodney said, his goatee waggling as he took a sip of his beer. 

“A shooting star is just a hot rock burning up in the atmosphere. I could have sworn I heard this one hit!”

“You’re over simplifying things,” Janet said, her too thin lips pursing together as she looked up from the sands where she roasted marshmallows on a stick. “But I guess it could have.”

“We should go find it,” Katy said.

The other eyes turned toward her, waiting.

“Come on guys, if it’s a small meteorite we could get it, sell it. They’re worth some money.”

“Naw, I’m good,” Janet said before stuffing the marshmallow into her thin cheeks. She happily chomped down on the gooy ball of sugar with a smile.

Roxxy giggled down at her. “Don’t eat them all, Janet.”

“Why not?”

“Come on guys,” Katy cried, stomping her foot in the sand. “Aren’t you the least bit curious? Where’s your sense of adventure?”

“I’ll go,” Rodney said.

“Me too,” Jordan said. “I wouldn’t want you guys getting lost in the forest.”

“Adventure? I’m in,” Roxxy said.

“Well Janet?” Katy asked. “You can sit here stuffing your face with marshmallows all alone or come with.”

Katy wasn’t surprised when she turned to see Janet trailing along behind her. The girl wouldn’t like being alone in the dark lake side, even if she knew they were just a short walk away. 

She pulled out her phone and flipped on the flashlight app lighting up a trail through the thicket. Deep in the summer there wasn’t a lot of overgrowth left to trip her up and she easily made her way, ducking under a few low lying branches, and around a few trunks. Over her shoulder the bonfire still blazed merrily, a beacon back to their vehicles.

At the crest of the hill they had a clear view down into a small valley. 

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Never thought I'd agree with Tom Wheeler:

THE INTERNET -- THE INTERNET IS THE MOST POWERFUL AND PERVASIVE PLATFORM ON THE PLANET. IT'S SIMPLY TOO IMPORTANT TO BE LEFT WITHOUT RULES AND WITHOUT A REFEREE ON THE FIELD. THINK ABOUT IT. THE INTERNET HAS REPLACED THE FUNCTIONS OF THE TELEPHONE AND THE POST OFFICE. THE INTERNET HAS REDEFINED COMMERCE, AND AS THE OUTPOURING FROM 4 MILLION AMERICANS HAS DEMONSTRATED, THE INTERNET IS THE ULTIMATE VEHICLE FOR FREE EXPRESSION. THE INTERNET IS SIMPLY TOO IMPORTANT TO ALLOW BROADBAND PROVIDERS TO BE THE ONES MAKING THE RULES. [APPLAUSE] SO LET'S ADDRESS AN IMPORTANT ISSUE HEAD-ON. THIS PROPOSAL HAS BEEN DESCRIBED BY ONE OPPONENT AS, QUOTE, A SECRET PLAN TO REGULATE THE INTERNET. NONSENSE! THIS IS NO MORE A PLAN TO REGULATE THE INTERNET THAN THE FIRST AMENDMENT IS A PLAN TO REGULATE FREE SPEECH. [APPLAUSE] THEY BOTH STAND FOR THE SAME CONCEPT: OPENNESS, EXPRESSION, AND AN ABSENCE OF GATE KEEPERS TELLING PEOPLE WHAT THEY CAN DO, WHERE THEY CAN GO AND WHAT THEY CAN THINK. THE ACTION THAT WE TAKE TODAY IS ABOUT THE PROTECTION OF INTERNET OPENNESS.
-Tom Wheeler, February 26, 2015
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+Steve Turnbull Eh, copied and pasted from the source. Can't be bothered to go through and edit it. 
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On boredom. 
I love my phone, but increasingly I find myself bored with it. While it does have a plethora of programs, games, books and media to amuse me to know end I notice, much like cable, that there are thousands of channels and nothing on.
Cable is similar. They now have hundreds of stations, but their viewership is decreasing as people pull the plug and seek out real, tangible, activities. Instead of constantly consuming random entertainment at the will of the cable company we now seek out specific shows and events that are particular to our desires when and where we want to see them. 
It is almost as though the proliferation of ever increasing stimuli has encouraged many of us to refine our desires, wants and wishes. To seek out what we truly love. And to be more creative and/or active in the time between media consumption. 
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We went to RadCon this last weekend. Took a few photos while I was there. I'm taking more photos next time.
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+Robert Slater I should have posted some pics while I was there. I was too busy having fun :)
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How to get unfriended/uncircled: make all your posts "comment disabled" and never have a real conversation with people. 
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I also really enjoyed "How to get Happily Published", especially for anyone who has never faced the slush pile before.
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In an interesting post today on G+ John Ward ask us “What have you learned, and where did you learn it?” He wanted sources. The idea is that others might learn from that source as well. It’s a fantastic idea, but I’ve got a LOT of sources, so I am going…
In an interesting post today on G+ John Ward ask us "What have you learned, and where did you learn it?" He wanted sources. The idea is that others might learn from that source as well. It's a fant...
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In this current century this conundrum actually has farther reaching possibilities. What if we can upload our mind to a machine? Am I still me if I'm living in a computer simulation? Am I still an entity fully entitled to rights and protective laws while living outside of my current body?
If we look at the past we see that people who have brain trauma and have severe personality shifts are often thought of as being a new person. Lose too much of who you are through something like Alzheimer's and will your friends and family still see you as you, or just a memory of someone they use to know?
As for the body, we have replaced arms, legs, eyes, faces, and more for people who have had cosmetic surgery. Is a person the same person if they loose or change their face? 
It seems that self is more attached to personality rather than the parts that make us up. And while you can shift your personality, grow up, grow wiser, or fail to do so, you are still you because the fundamental personality is still there. Shift the entire personality and perhaps you are no longer the person you were, but someone new.
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It’s been ten days since I started coming down with a cold. I felt drippy, achy, coughy… Ya, it was terrible. Is terrible. It is now day 10 and I still am feeling run down and tired. I finally went to the doctor and she said all I could do was take time…
It's been ten days since I started coming down with a cold. I felt drippy, achy, coughy... Ya, it was terrible. Is terrible. It is now day 10 and I still am feeling run down and tired. I finally we...
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Back in 2012 I wrote a lot of short stories and published them inside anthologies. It seemed a reasonable thing to do. I had the stories. I just learned about self publishing. May as well, right? Lately I’ve been working on novels. I want longer works…
Back in 2012 I wrote a lot of short stories and published them inside anthologies. It seemed a reasonable thing to do. I had the stories. I just learned about self publishing. May as well, right? L...
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Yesterday was an amazing day. I had such a wonderful time at Cirque du Soleil. Absolutely wonderful, breathtaking work. (Click the picture to go to the album of photos I took.) So, today…. I rested. I sat back, listened to podcasts, played some games, and…
Yesterday was an amazing day. I had such a wonderful time at Cirque du Soleil. Absolutely wonderful, breathtaking work. (Click the picture to go to the album of photos I took.) So, today.... I rest...
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We had a marvelous time at the Cirque Du Soleil. It was beautiful, and amazing. A true once in a life time opportunity. everyone should try to go at least once. 
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I am an avid writer and reader. I enjoy everything from horror, steam punk, and fantasy, to hard science fiction, and non fiction books.

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I had been sick for a week and finally decided to go to the doctor. This office is close to my house, and had walk in service so I went. Knowing that I had no insurance they helped keep my bill down as much as possible, but still gave me great care, and the meds I needed to get back to normal. They even have a 30% discount program for those paying up front.
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This is a little shop, but with a nice selection of current titles. Cheerful and helpful staff who seems to know about the comic book industry. He also mentioned "sidewalk sales" for back issues, and was quick to help me order any in stock comics that I wanted.
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This is one of the oldest walmarts i've been in, and the age shows. But they do have a lot of things, at okay prices. Just don't expect the best service. And WHY do all the cashiers wear rubber gloves? It makes me feel like they think i'll infect them.
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You have to pick and choose to get the really good items. A lot of things are priced a little high, but if you just want a new paperback, or a shelf for your room a great place. Just be careful you aren't paying retail for a used item.
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