Monthly Archives: October 2016

Histoween

Did you know that Halloween has served as the occasion for many historical events? 1517. On October 31 a soon-to-be-ex-priest named Martin Luther launched the (cue pious music) Protestant Reformation. In 1636, just in time for All Hallows Eve, a little seminary for … Continue reading

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The Right Person

We spend so much of our lives waiting for “the right person.” The right person to marry. The right person to hire us for that career-making job. The right person to make it happen, whatever “it” is. Many years ago, … Continue reading

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Is it the Devil?

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WARNING: This will suck the breath right out of you!

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Our True Colors?

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I love to see the leaves change color in autumn, don’t you? Except that it’s a myth. Leaves don’t change color. My wife and I often walk in the woods. We’re blessed to live near Mount Airy Forest in Cincinnati, the oldest “urban forest” in the U.S.,…

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Boom!

Autumn, 1962. The thermometer was climbing and so was the economy; Dad’s income had boomed. To celebrate we’d decided to shoehorn a swimming pool into our miniature suburban SoCal back yard. Visions of bikinied girls and all the spectacular dives … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 36

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Nine: The Ties That Un-bind (Continued) Previously: Delaying her search for her brother, Gina traveled with the millboy B’frona and…

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A Little Help…

…to get you through the week: You’re welcome.

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