The King and his 4 wives:

Once upon a time...there was a rich King who had four wives. He loved the 4th wife the most and adorned her with rich robes and treate...

Sal Buddhist Guy
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The candy eating monster: Learning how to lie

When our kids were younger, they always told the truth, but they reached a certain point, somewhere around 3 or 4 where the truth was inc...

Sal Smart Parent
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Orange Navigation Lights!: No, really...

Met this one dude at a local bar in Lihue, and as he is getting drunk, he's talking on and on until he tells this story: he was working o...

Sal Sailorman
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I now pronounce you husband and wife: sort of

There was this flaky wharf rat who had a small pacific sea craft named **Flicka**. He made what ever money he could by telling people ...

Sal Sailorman
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The Medicine man of Ua Huka: Somewhere in the Marquesas Islands

So, we anchored in Ua Huka in the Marquesas and headed ashore without the outboard. There was a playing field at the end of the bay, whe...

Sal Sailorman
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Mercy Killing:

Today was the day she would be saying goodbye. She had known it was coming for the last 6 months. Well truthfully, she had known it was ...

Sal Marcos Jimenez
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Death Comes to us all:

Long long ago, a young woman from a wealthy family was happily married to an important man. When her only son was one-year-old, he fell i...

Sal Buddhist Guy
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Never good enough: Compensation can be a bitch

I don't know. I don't know what he was like. Nobody else did, either. He was an unreliable narrator, and most of what he told me about...

Sal BPD Guy
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Take a bite out of crime:

Tulsa police have released body camera footage of their K9 Cisco catching a man who they say broke into the lodge of the Fraternal Order ...

Sal Imgur Cloner
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My Prized Possession:

We lost everything over the years. Fires, hectic moves, crappy people to trust possessions with. I have no family to speak of as mine d...

Sal Imgur Cloner
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Bass Reves, the Black Lone Ranger: The first black Marshall in US History

Bass Reeves _(July 1838 – 12 January 1910)_ is one of the more interesting men of the Frontier era. Born into Slavery, Reeves became a r...

Sal Imgur Cloner
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That time we almost nuked North Carolina: I guess you could call this a "near miss"?

The event, known as the North Carolina Incident or the 1961 Goldsboro B-52 crash, was a broken arrow incident on US soil. The term broke...

Sal Imgur Cloner
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