Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Wishing Map 41

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Ten: Lost… (Continued) Previously: After being celebrated as a hero, Gina was confronted by blackmailers who threatened to expose her…

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Goodbye, Autumn. Hello, Fall.

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Why does this season have two names? Dictionaries devote multiple paragraphs to the answer. I can do it in two pictures: AUTUMN FALL Any questions? Good. Now get back to raking!

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So Many Holidays, So Little Time!

      Why is everybody shopping online? I thought it was Cyber Monk Day.       (P.S. I painted a selfie.) Yeah, I know…it’s just that there’s so much spending going on I figure we’re all going to have to live like monks … Continue reading

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Advent

The season of Advent has begun. The word advent means “to arrive” in a notable or surprising way (Oxford Dictionary). Hence, it serves as the root of our word “adventure,” which implies daring, the unknown. In short: an experience that can … Continue reading

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Yule Log

It’s the last weekend of November when we celebrate our yule log tradition: Wife: “You’ll log off that computer right now and help me with the Christmas decorations, if you know what’s good for you!” Me: “OK, honey.”

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Be Who You’re Called to Be

I once dated a struggling British actress. We talked about how hard it was to make it in the movie biz. She mentioned meeting a 35 year old actor who’d wrapped work on a “kid’s movie” at London’s Elstree Studios. … Continue reading

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Thank You!

“Happiness is a habit. And gratitude is the behavior that forms it. Want to be happy? Practice. Not just on the holiday that tells you to. But every day!” ~from How to be Happy “Enter with the password: ‘Thank you!’ making yourself … Continue reading

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