Monthly Archives: April 2018

If I Could Just Fix Everyone…

              “To be good is noble, but to teach others to be good is nobler,          and less trouble.” ~Mark Twain “Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming … Continue reading

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Unfinished Business

Tom and I have been friends for many years, and I love him to a fault. Which is convenient since he regularly confesses his faults. He’s a sincere but weak believer who is sick of his own weaknesses and moral … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

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Less than a month from now we begin shooting my feature film Over-the-Rhine (I’m writing and directing). I want to share the experience with you, my bloggish friends, partly because I think of you as my extended family…

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The Wishing Map 112

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Two: Everything (Continued) Previously: Buigor, the coach’s hired guard, began teaching Gina how to use her broadsword. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Two hours after her first…

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It’s a Cat’s World

We just live–and serve dinner, and provide rubs–in it. Proof the world is round: What? You said, “Don’t get on the chair.” I’m  not “on” the chair. There’s never a bad time to touch noses. Holy moly! So that’s what … Continue reading

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Damnedelions

(Time-lapse video below It’s spring! Sort of. Actually, we’re still in Sprinter where I live, so it’s snow shovels one day and flip-flops and shades the next. But the dandelions can’t be fooled. Fake-daisy-delions are popping up all over our … Continue reading

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Abide in Me

   “In Him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind.”  ~John 1:4

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