Monthly Archives: July 2017

It’s My 3rd Blogiversary!

I began this adventure three years ago not knowing what to expect. Duh. Does anyone ever know what to expect? The All-Wise Blog Sages recommended a tight focus: The Pet Lover’s Gazette > The Dog Lover’s Gazette > The Chihuahua Lover’s … Continue reading

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My Scar Stories

I Was Attacked by a Beautiful Psycho Killer and Lived! It was a Saturday morning in late July. My buddy Ray showed up, tragically bored. Before long we were hopped up on caffeine and had decided to drive to Oregon. … Continue reading

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My Mash-Up Award

I’ve received three award nominations: the One Lovely Blog Award, the Sunshine Blogger Award, and the Versatile Blogger Award!  How to handle all this love? Answer: Gratefully accept all three at once! So, thank you, world, for my One Lovely, … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 75

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Seventeen: Naimian (Continued) Previously: After being kidnapped, Zack woke up in a wagon full of naims (gnomes). Where were they…

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Another Thief on the Cross

I’d just finished a month-long gig, teaching acting in London and Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s birthplace, and had said goodbye to the last of my students. It had been a heady time, suffused with history. I had tickets for The Merchant of … Continue reading

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170 Years Ago Today

170 years ago today, the Mormon pioneers arrived in Utah’s Salt Lake Valley. “This is the place,” Brigham Young declared. The door-to-door visits came later. ⇔ Some additional thoughts: Another Thief on the Cross

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In Him is Life

May your life reflect that light. Always.

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The Box

It’d be easier to think outside the box if we didn’t live inside the box At the very least, we could stick our heads out the window What, there isn’t a window? Well, then, we’ll make one What, there’s nothing … Continue reading

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Know Thyself

Jung was right. If we don’t understand our own unconscious impulses, we are slaves to them. But that doesn’t mean constant self-focus (“what do I feel, what do I think, what do I want?”). True self-knowledge comes from beyond ourselves. … Continue reading

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My Bucket List

I started making my bucket list today. Here’s what I have so far: 1) Bucket What’s on yours?

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