Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Wishing Map 129

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Night (continued) Previously: Gina’s Questing Beast began to morph into a hideous Hadessian Dragon. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ A rumble began within the creature’s bowels, like a volcano about … Continue reading

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One Heckuva Lovely Blog

I’ve been honored by my friend Roo at What’s Next with a One Lovely Blog Award! Roo rocks, so check out her lovely blog site today! Here’s what I have to do… To accept: 1. Thank the person who nominated me … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 128

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Night (continued) Previously: The Questing Beast had taken the form of Gina herself, but with her brother’s help she’d been able to see past the delusion. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ The … Continue reading

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Self-Delusion

“Love is the ultimate antidote for self-delusion.” ~from The Wishing Map, Episode 127

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The Wishing Map 127

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Night (continued) Previously: Gina’s Questing Beast assumed a form she could not kill: that of herself. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ “Let go of her, you freak!” Zack shouted. “You can’t have her!” More … Continue reading

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Disgusting Weather Alert

Jan. 21 (Fox News) – Severe weather, combined with an outbreak of colds and viruses, has resulted in dangerous road conditions. Drive carefully, experts warn, and bring plenty of tissues. Do not–repeat, do not–blow your nose out your car window. Frozen mucous makes … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 126

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Night (continued) Previously: Entangled in the Questing Beast’s tentacles, Gina cried out for help. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ The needles and suction retracted. But the golden helmet disappeared, as well. Gina … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 125

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Night (continued) Previously: Gina’s Questing Beast had somehow turned into her beloved dragon pup. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Gina’s fingers ached to rub Puff’s little horn nubs, to wrap … Continue reading

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Yoda is Rolling Over in His Grave!

Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the biggest box office hit of all time, was not nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture!  Seriously? Well, sure, it got a few “technical” nominations (Best Special Effects–duh!) and Best Score, of course (John Williams sneezes … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 124

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Night (continued) Previously: Gina’s Questing Beast turned out to be unlike anything she’d anticipated.(WARNING: Graphic imagery) ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Just then, a squirrel, attempting to leap from one … Continue reading

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