Monthly Archives: November 2015

The Wishing Map 111

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Two: Everything (Continued) Previously: In pursuit of the Questing Beast, and prodded by an inscrutable sword, Gina and Zack continued their journey. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Zack had figured out how … Continue reading

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Gratitude

“Happiness is a habit. And gratitude is the behavior that forms it. Want to be happy? Practice. Not just on the holiday that tells you to. But every day!” ~from How to be Happy

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The Wishing Map 110

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Two: Everything (Continued) Previously: In pursuit of the Questing Beast, Gina and Zack boarded an eastbound coach. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ They’d been in Ismara for four days–less than an hour … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 109

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Two: Everything (Continued) Previously: Gina and Zack arrived at the western coast of Frenga in search of the Questing Beast. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Thanks to the pearls Maerith and Shelcor … Continue reading

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The Death of Humanity?

We’ve heard about the villains. Let us also remember the heroes. At La Belle Equipe, the Parisian café where 19 people died on Friday the 13th, former French Marine Eric Doninichetti shielded his girlfriend from a hail of bullets, then risked his … Continue reading

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How to be Happy

My Thanksgiving holiday sketch GrrAttitude is about a married couple having one of those nothing-to-be-thankful-for days. Ever have one of those? (The incident below really happened to my wife and me.) The setting is a laundromat: “So,” he observes, “our … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 108

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Two: Everything Previously: Freshly saved from drowning, Zack and Gina stood alone on the shore. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ If they were uncertain where to go next, the sword was not. … Continue reading

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