Monthly Archives: March 2022

Farthest-Away Star Ever Discovered!

Space, March 31 (United Press Irrational) NASA has just announced that the Hubble Space Telescope, using a new lensing technique, has located a star nearly 13 billion light years away. A red star, indicating advanced age, it is also the … Continue reading

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The World According to Carl Jung

Originally posted on Quoteliv:
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed. Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. Your…

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My Phobia

My Real Memoir Last week I wrote about one of the darkest experiences of my life (it must have triggered some algorithm because WordPress cancelled all notifications). A train was involved. Then, a month later, a very different train encounter … Continue reading

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Call Me Dr. Awkward

Photo by Charles Deluvio Thought for the Week I normally write something meaningful on Mondays, some bit of wisdom to help you get through the week. Not today. Today you can call me “Dr. Awkward” because today all my thoughts … Continue reading

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Chosen by God

From the television series The Chosen You believe in God. Good. But does God believe in you? It would be a gross understatement to say I was not a bigtime sporto in high school. In P.E. class, the moment our … Continue reading

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The Man Who Would Not be King

Photo by Mohan Reddy The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin here. An ancient document had predicted “the Time … Continue reading

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Awesome Comparisons

“And by comparison…” How often do we hear or use that phrase? Still, not all comparisons are equally impressive. “I’ve lost 1/2 a pound!” “Really? Keep it up, dude.” vs. “I’ve lost 30 pounds!” “Dude, it shows!!” Big vs small. … Continue reading

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The Best Movies of 2021

This list is highly subjective, of course. Not only didn’t I see every movie released in 2021, but “Bests” are always a matter of personal taste (superior though my taste may be ;>). However, because I’m a filmmaker and a … Continue reading

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My Name Is Marwa

Originally posted on Reframing Life:
My name is Marwa and I am a resident of Gaza Camp. The inhabitants of Gaza Camp aren’t legally recognized by any country, we are more like visible ghosts. We don’t have a Palestinian passport,…

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I Dare You

My Real Memoir (Heads-up: this was one of the darkest experiences of my life) My parents loved visiting their old friends JoAnne and Jack. Which left their only child Craig and me to “play” together. Craig was almost two years … Continue reading

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