We, Lindsey and Lindsey (Fairleigh and Pogue) are faced with an interesting conundrum. We're a "we," as in not simply an "I" or a "me." We are, in our dual nature, as that is the way of things when divided into two people, forced to consider the great and powerful question of dual authorship: Do we use a pen name? In the form of good ol' Shakespeare (Bill or Will or something like that)...
What's in a name? that which we call a Lindsey
By any other name would smell as swee
Jake wailed into the forest around him as cold steel slid deep into his warm flesh, turning all to black. Minutes passed--hours--days? He opened his eyes to find the treetops swaying in the bright night sky above him. Fingertips trail along his woundless spine. Shock--confusion--rage surged through him as he rises to his feet with a growl, "I’m gonna kill that son of a bitch."
Dani's Ultimate Post-Apocalyptic Shopping Guide Hey there survivors! So, I know you've been scrounging around in gross places looking for the things you need, but I'm here to help you find everything in slightly...cleaner...less rotten corpse-filled...safer places. I know, I know...you're thinking, "What places aren't corpse-filled these days?" I'm totally right, huh? I knew it! Anyway, check out my recs for finding the following things...you won't be disappointed!
pros·trate ˈprästrāt/ adjective 1. lying stretched out on the ground with one's face downward. synonyms: prone, lying flat, lying down, stretched out, spread-eagled, sprawling, horizontal, recumbent; rare procumbent "the prostrate figure on the ground" Scene: A 100 year-old farmhouse in the Napa Valley
LF: Lindsey Faileigh
LP: Lindsey Pogue
LF: Aggghhhh...I can't think of the right word to to explain what Dani's doing!
LP: Hmmm...laying over? Holding? Clutchi
Jason's Survival Tips (Transcribed by Zoe) Note: This is a list orated to me by my brother (Jason Cartwright) while glaring at me and unpacking his things after a trip to New Bodega. Before the Ending, hikers and backpackers were well aware of the classic "Ten Essentials," items to keep handy in order to avoid any untimely deaths.
3. Sunglasses and Sunscreen
4. Extra Clothing
6. First-aid Supplies
Zoe's Ultimate Field Guide to Crazies - First Edition Note: I began cataloging this on my journey to meet up with Dani in Colorado. Survivors Beware!
You may have been lucky enough to live through the H1N1/13 pandemic, but that doesn't mean you're safe. Ever. You can always run and hide in hopes of surviving, but it's better to know your predator and how to defend yourself. Our world is one of death, spontaneous genetic mutations, chemical imbalance, and infection, all resul
Dani's Eight-Step Program of How To Deal With Having An Ability Note: This was a journal entry from the early days, while I was on the road, scared and feeling lost. Although we've come this far, most of these steps still apply. Discovering (or even suspecting) that you have an extraordinary, virus-initiated Ability can be quite a shock. Remember, you're not the only one effected by this development. As much as it impacts you, you're Ability also effects the people who care a
Keeping Busy (when you're stuck indoors) By Sam and Annie Note: Sam and Annie wrote this list together...with Zoe and Dani's help. This is how to keep yourself busy when you're stuck indoors during the winter Throw stuff off the roof (Sam) Make a fort out of blankets and couch cushions (Annie and Sam) Play dress-up and talk with a British accent (Zoe and Dani) Draw on the walls with Crayons (Annie) Build a bunker under your house (Sam) Paint with food coloring (Annie and Dani
Dani's Guide to Essential Oils and Natural Remedies Note:
The following recommendations are a combination of the knowledge my Grams passed on to me and what I've learned through trial and error. The ailments listed below are those that we've experienced since settling in Petaluma, and I've included the remedies that have been noted by myself and our resident doctor, Dustin Harper, to have made a significant difference in both healing time and pain severity. Skin Acne face was