Do you ever stumble upon words of such heartbreaking truth that reality seems to rearrange itself? Well, here is your chance. Just post a short paragraph, with acknowledgements of where it comes from. @Wreybies : I hope this is permitted? If not erase please. "The things they carried", by Tim O'Brien. .. And sometimes remembering will lead to a story, which makes it forever. That's what stories are for. Stories are for joining the past to the future. Stories are for those late hours in the night when you can't remember how you got from where you were to where you are. ..