Two young Irish soldiers enlist to fight with the British Forces in the Great War of 1914-1916. However, the Irish rebelled against British rule in the rebellion of Easter Week, 1916, and this Rebellion had a catastrophic effect on the morale of the Irish soldiers fighting on the Western Front.
When George wore the dress and his stubble was at his darkest and his curls, their wildest, she felt as if he were making a bold statement. Slight of build, clearly a man, he dared the world to say something to him, confront him.
Bored with walking serenely down the Path of Heaven, two musician souls, Stint and Loquat, come upon a room full of musical instruments from every place and time. They are thrilled with the exciting windfall, but the marvelous collection creates frustrating challenges that test the two musicians' patience and creativity.
Fifteen years have gone by since Johnathan Singleton made it out of the county. When the body of his uncle washes up, a secret two generations old comes along with it. Johnathan has to return to a home he never knew and a family he's left behind to tell the truth... even if it means destroying the family name.
As virtual friendships become more common, do we ever stop to think about what we're learning from the people we converse with? Here, Casey shares some of the lessons she took from deep conversations with a South American friend.
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I live in Florida, the state known for its Hurricanes. However it's not the storms that terrify me, it's the people who live in the retirement communities who are challenging my sanity.
Last evening, after leaving a local supermarket and attempting to drive home, I spotted two old men walking behind the parked cars. As I was about to cautiously drive past them, the shorter man suddenly stepped in front of my car. I immediately jammed on my brakes and honked my horn. The man jumped back, but his friend started cursing me at the top of his lungs. "Learn how to drive, stupid!"
Being the nice person that I try to be, I rolled down my window and tried to explain that I was worried his friend might get run over. Again, the tall, nasty one cursed me out. Without hesitation, I yelled back, "Listen you moron. Next time I won't warn you. I'll just run you and your friend over." The moron's mouth dropped open, his top denture fell out, and now I'm not sure if I ran over his false teeth as I quickly drove away.
What if I did run over his denture, I worried all night? What if the bald-headed moron got my license plate number? What if the cops arrested me? What would I tell my kids and the media? Would they pass a law in Florida that makes running over senior's dentures punishable by electrocution? Oh, God! Why didn't I stay in New York? Muggings and purse snatching's are so much easier to deal with.
Merce is a hilarious original musical comedy web series about a middle-aged, HIV-positive man living in New York City. He is unashamedly and flamboyantly gay, a Pollyanna who sees some events in his life through an MGM lens. Merce is bawdy, outrageous and fun, proving that life can be positive even when you're positive.
"Flamboyant, funny, outrageous, glamorous, bawdy...Merce captures, ever so candidly, and also fearlessly, the reality of living with HIV/AIDS in today's society." Alina Oswald, A&U Magazine, June 2015
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