Poppi Iceland

Poppi Iceland
66N, the land of the ice and fire
November 11
keeper of history
hubby and six snow cats
viking princess, happy wanderer who still debates the value of growing up.


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Editor’s Pick
NOVEMBER 12, 2011 11:57AM

From Being Shot At To Giving Shots

       My friends used to tell me I had an easy job...just show up at the event, write a story, go home. Fashion shows, school meetings, grand openings It worked out that way at first, then I got bored. I hooked onto freelancing and stringing for asso… Read full post »

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OCTOBER 12, 2010 10:48AM

Louis the Traveling Cat

       He was a scrawny little thing, white raggedy fur, sitting in an orange crate in a bead shop in a little New England town.  He kept staring at me with his light green eyes, a funny colour, like jade diluted with milk.  I left with two bags of beads and… Read full post »

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JULY 22, 2010 5:49PM

"It's Tradition, I Had No Choice" Nellie's Story

      "ER is on the line, report for you, Nurse Poppi." called Mandy, the ward secretary.

       "Thanks, Mandy! Hi, it's Poppi, who are you sending to me next?"

       "Oh, this poor woman is a mess, fever… Read full post »

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JULY 20, 2010 3:30AM

"Scars Are Souvenirs You Never Lose"

      When my nephew Nick was five he saw a commercial for a "miracle cream" that fades scars and age spots, I was floored when he asked to borrow my credit card so he could buy it.

      "Modursystir, (auntie) can I borrow a credit card, I need to ge… Read full post »

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JUNE 29, 2010 4:55PM

The Boy No One Would Hug

      Jordan spent his days and nights alone.  His family had disowned him years ago. His partner took off when he became seriously ill, telling Jordan, "I just can't deal with the drama!"

     When I asked what he meant by drama, he waved his arm aro… Read full post »