Monthly Archives: July 2022

What is Real

“The prayer preceding all prayers is, ‘May it be the real I who speaks. May it be the real Thou that I speak to.’” ~C. S. Lewis ∞

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A Hidden Grief

Photo by K. Mitch Hodge 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. Gina had unwittingly adopted a dragon, making her its dragonmeer, … Continue reading

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It’s My 8th Blogiversary!

Eight years ago today I posted my first blog. It had no title and no picture, just the words, “Testing, testing…hello, is this thing on?” I thought it was funny. So did one other person (maybe?) who reblogged it with … Continue reading

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Tips for Writing: Become a Brain Archaeologist

Photo by Dương Nhân Memoirs! I still write fiction, essays, and screenplays. But I take particular pleasure in composing the My Real Memoir posts I hope one day to publish in book form. These have been gratifyingly received by blogger … Continue reading

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An Analysis of Green Eggs and Ham

Originally posted on KJHansonStories.com:
On the surface, Green Eggs and Ham is supposedly about a picky eater who refuses to eat a dish that he would end up enjoying simply because he thought it didn’t sound appetizing. Parents hold…

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Follow That Dream

My Real Memoir As this summer wears on, my feelings parallel those of a summer long ago when I was 12. True, I’m “ever so much more than twenty,” much less 12, but I find myself waiting just as I … Continue reading

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On This Date…

192 years ago, the first railroad accident occurred in Quincy, Massachusetts, proving the then-state-of-the-art technology was not quite “accident-proof.” 175 years ago, the last of the Mormon pioneers led by Brigham Young arrived in Utah. The door-to-door visits came later. … Continue reading

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Live What You Believe

Photo by Mohamed Nohassi “Every man gives his life for what he believes. Every woman gives her life for what she believes. Sometimes people believe in little or nothing, and so they give their lives to little or nothing. One … Continue reading

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Friend or Foe, How Can You Know?

Source: YouTube 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. Gina had unwittingly adopted a dragon, making her its dragonmeer and deeply offending the … Continue reading

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Best Driving Memes Ever!

Why is it you always think of the perfect comeback after someone cuts you off on the road? What can you do about it? Create a meme and post it online! Here are some of the best driving memes ever! … Continue reading

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