I Have Had Times Of Unexpected Consequences

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 53 People

    I'm That Guy

    In the Army, I was the "zipperhead", the "doper", the "REMF", the guy that was just waiting to get out-FTA! Those of you who have been there know what I am taking about. I did many functions but none of them combat arms. I took your laundry, issued uniforms, weapons and ammo...
    Leporid Leporid
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Mar 14, 2010

    The Other Side Of History

    The Blood-Soaked Cross conquered Western Civilization. Gods were dethroned, images were smashed, history was changed. A wasteland where camels grazed became a holy land. Crude writings written in barbarous dialects became sacred scriptures. An ill-tempered desert deity...
    Leporid Leporid
    56-60, M
    5 Responses Mar 14, 2010

    Thoughts On Gods And Other Foolish Thoughts

    I believe that the gods might just be a product of human energy. The longer humans occupy an area, the more energy is provided to these beings.  Perhaps they are what is left after people die, an accumulation of conciousness and energy.  I believe that there...
    Leporid Leporid
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Mar 14, 2010

    My Buddy And My Love.

    My buddy Jim. Odd story that. Jim was a younger brother of my father and mother's best friends, Joe (who I am named after) and Fent. Jim at 17 met a 16 yr old girl, Shirley and Shirley got pregnant and had a daughter, Sheryl. Jim married her and divorced her 3 years later...
    Leporid Leporid
    56-60, M
    Jan 20, 2011

    Perspective

    When I was still a young man i found myself in the National Guard.  There was a war going on in Vietnam.  I had avoided going by joining the Guard.  Now, in 1972, we were being tasked with quelling expected riots for the upcomming Republican Convention. ...
    Leporid Leporid
    56-60, M
    1 Response Mar 14, 2010

    My Life And The "s"s In It.

    Ok. Sheryl, Shari and Sandy are the most significant women in my life other than my mother. Sheryl was my high school love who married a sailor. I took her away from him but didn't know how to keep her. I went thru many women, some who loved me and I broke their hearts. Shari...
    Leporid Leporid
    56-60, M
    Jan 20, 2011

    Falling For A Girl

    Once while I was in San Antonio at a school while in the Army I met this tiny firecracker of a woman. She was around 5 ft tall but never admitted her real height. I am 6'1" so she was small to me and proportional, probably 90 lbs or so. She was like an elf, but was more of an...
    Leporid Leporid
    56-60, M
    6 Responses Mar 14, 2010

    Family History

    My grandfather came from Ireland. Was a axillary in the British Army. Recruited because he was a middle son. Oldest got the inheritance, youngest was to be a priest. Middle sons had to fend for themselves. He fought the "Golly wogs" of North Africa and learned that the...
    Leporid Leporid
    56-60, M
    Oct 10, 2011

    My Dinner With The General

    I was a young soldier.  I got involved with competing for squared away soldier.  Started with Guard Duty.  The best looking, most squared away soldier was often released from duty, given desk duty or some other privilage.  It beat standing in the dark in the...
    Leporid Leporid
    56-60, M
    1 Response Mar 13, 2010

    Lucid Dreaming

    I have worked hard to have they world as I wish it. Sometimes I am more successful than other times. I have practiced "lucid dreaming" most of my like. When I lie quiet at night with my eyes shut, I stare into the darkness. And I look for shapes, colors. I used to have to rub...
    Leporid Leporid
    56-60, M
    Jan 23, 2011

    Lightning Day

    The sky was awesome that morning. Half a moon and scattered clouds. Stars visible everywhere that the clouds did not cover. Wispy clouds above and immediately around me, but heavy clouds to the east and west and in these clouds Vulcan was busy at work making lightning bolts...
    Leporid Leporid
    56-60, M
    Oct 2, 2010

    I Can Help Sometimes With Healing

    I have "laid on hands" many times. It seems to work, but it is an impulse thing. I just suddenly know I can, ask for permission and then do. I can feel the illnees, pain, emotion, craving, flow thru my hands, up my arms and into my body. It is not comfortable and sometimes is...
    Leporid Leporid
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Jan 20, 2011

    Going For A Walk To Another Reality

    Late 70's in Western Germany, Rhineland-Falls. He was an American and he lived in a rental in a small town named after the local industry; wine. Winesheim was small, neat and orderly. People were friendly. They believed in courtesy and they had made the American Soldier who had...
    Leporid Leporid
    56-60, M
    Oct 2, 2010
More Stories