Monthly Archives: May 2017

Have Courage

“He who watches over you will not slumber.”  ~Psalm 121:3

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Attack of the Lusty Cicadas!

Flashback: I took a cross-country trip when I was 15. We stopped to make sandwiches at a park in Amarillo, Texas. I remember two things about that park: First, it was where I met my lifelong pen pal Judy. Second, there was … Continue reading

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To be Immortal

High School graduation was a big deal. We were adults, and underclassmen suddenly seemed so young. En route to prom, my lacey-gowned girlfriend and I were asked if we were married. Married? That’s what grown-ups do! A few days later, … Continue reading

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Because I’m Right!

I dislike you for the same reason I dislike Former Me and Future Me–because they disagree with Current Me! “Civility costs nothing, and buys everything.” ~Mary Wortley Montagu “If we lose love and respect for each other, this is how … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 65

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Sixteen: Fisher Folk and Naims Previously: Knowing they might never come home again, Zack and Gina nevertheless agreed to return…

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Dog Days

The term “dog days” means the hottest part of summer, and it’s technically only spring where I live (though temps are near 90 right now). But if you’re a dog, all days are dog days! Dog Breeds Lavatory Retriever (“Get help, Lassie!”) … Continue reading

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Holy Bible, Batman!

Holy Bible! the classic Mitch & Allen comedy routine, which spoofs the even classic-ier 1960s TV series Batman, has just been published in script form by my online publisher Skit Guys. This was one of the most popular Mitch & Allen sketches back … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

I had a wonderful mom, and am truly grateful for her. But I also want to celebrate the beautiful girl who first loved me, then without losing a drop, magically filled up with love for our first child (every time … Continue reading

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Call Me Mr. Sunshine

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So, I’ve been nominated for a Sunshine Blogger Award by Kat Frost, the delightfully un-frosty blogger at More Than I’ve Been. My challenge: to answer a set of Questions and choose other worthy Nominees. Here goes: My…

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Don’t Follow Your Dreams

Today is my birthday. Which, with the possible exception of New Year’s Day, is the day I’m most inclined to assess what I’ve done with my life. I’ve learned a few things in my (largish number) years on this planet. Perhaps … Continue reading

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