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Hell’s Itch is a Nightmare!

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Douglas Clark
-Head writer, The Inspiration Engine


I thought I’d share a little story with you considering I just got another sunburn despite my best efforts with sunscreen.
Okay, so for most of you, the term Hell’s Itch doesn’t mean a damned thing. For others, they nod their head silently and recall all too well the most agonizing pain they ever experienced.
I’ll explain.
When people get sunburned it hurts, then it itches a little, the skin starts to peel, it looks freaky and then heals and life goes on its merry way. But for a very select few of us, it’s not that simple. See after we get a sunburn, and it hurts, it starts to itch a little, then a little more, then a lot more, and then… we are dragged down a path of nightmarishly agonizing skin torture that is absolutely hellish in every way.
Have you ever had an itch and deliberately didn’t scratch it to see if it would go away? It didn’t right. You had to scratch it after it got to be unbearable. Then the ordeal was over. Well, wit…

A Very Fine Old Battleship

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Douglas Clark
-Head writer, The Inspiration Engine



Here's a great article by Geoffrey Morrison about an old Battleship. I love ships, but there's something slightly sad about this one. It's permanently landlocked. You'll see in the picture gallery that it will never sail again. There's something so confining about that. But the pictures are great.


(picture taken from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_battleship_Mikasa)
Enjoy.