Monthly Archives: January 2016

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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Pray as if Your Life Depends on It!

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
“Deep Sea Diver” by TolyanMy Connecting With God, Part 1 Prayer is air. While I was busy working my way toward a college degree, my buddy Dean was busy working his way up Pacific Coast…

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Thank You, Dr. King!

Sir Isaac Newton once said, “We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”  Today in America we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a man who not only crossed bridges, but built them. Thank you, sir! More: Are We Racists?

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Insignificance

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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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Caption This Photo

Sort of a questionable photo to post the next day after writing a sincere article entitled My Leap of Life, I suppose.  But here it is, so… Let your captions roll!

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My Leap of Life

You’re caught in a blinding blizzard and you reach the edge of a cliff. The way back is death. The way forward is unknowable. And so you leap, hoping—without evidence—that you will land on something, rather than plunge into the … Continue reading

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