Monthly Archives: September 2016

A Satisfied Cat

It’s hoodie weather. Finally! (I’m a t-shirt guy, but a t-shirt without a hoodie is like tights without a cape, you know?)  Anyway, as I sat hoodied and warm in my armchair this morning, an afghan draped across my legs … Continue reading

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Thursday Song

(Music Video below) Marc was a skinny Polish-American Jew. I was a Euro-American mutt who’d decided he was Irish after playing a leprechaun in the high school musical. Our first band was clunky. If the chords to the song went, … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 32

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Eight: Liulah (Continued) Previously: Feeling guilty about having kidnapped Zack and, Liulah dragged him into an immense cloud.  But why?…

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Too Hip for Tuesday

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Goodbye, Marilyn

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Marilyn Monroe died while I was at camp in the Southern California mountains. I stared at the cabin rafters. Skipped the afternoon swim. Picked at my mess hall chow. I mourned. How can I explain,…

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Our Journey

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Dare to be Meek!

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I printed these buttons up a few years back as a play on the misunderstanding of the word meek as “timid” or “afraid.”  The true meaning is nearly the opposite. Webster’s defines it as “humbly…

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