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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Our Journey

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How to Draw Women

I draw lots of things. Mosquitos. Criticism. But women? Not so much. Dude, if I’d realized it worked like this when I was a teenager, I’d have paid way more attention in art class!

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The Wishing Map 31

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Eight: Liulah (Continued) Previously: Zack had begun changing into a cloud shepherd, and in the process forgotten about his lost sister.…

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A Note to My Virtuous Friends

“To do good is noble, but to teach others to do good is nobler…and much less trouble.” ~Mark Twain Many of us who are writers and teachers hope, I suspect, to establish our own nobility by telling others how to … Continue reading

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Light

I’m not called to show people their darkness– They already know about that. I’m called to show them His light.  “Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father … Continue reading

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Fallmost

We’re slipping into fallmost, almost fall, the not-quite season. Perhaps you think of it as notumn, not autumn. Whatever you call it… Fallmost has a certain wistfulness, a sweet, fleeting uncertainty. It’s warm rather than hot, soft rather than sultry. Early quitter leaves flutter to … Continue reading

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