Monthly Archives: March 2023

Wharton Finds a Whatzit

My Passover Gift to You Some years back, while preparing a Passover/Exodus message, I learned that manna, the miraculous little wafers that sustained the Hebrews during their long trek in the wilderness, translates to “what is it?” or more-or-less literally, “whatzits.” Delighted, … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Me

Me at 20-something vs. Me at a smidge past 20-something (OK, so, maybe two or three smidges) The grey started showing when I was in my late thirties, and advanced alarmingly quickly. Still, others noticed before I did. I was … Continue reading

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Truth in Advertising

Originally posted on Eating My Way to the Top:
We celebrated the first anniversary of Rupert’s Adoption Day last week. Don’t feel bad if you didn’t send a card. I can see how you might forget about the existence of…

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Me: Some Assembly Required

My Real Memoir A pile of bricks. That was my life at age 15. And I loved it. I saw no need for mortar to fit them all together. I was enamored with discovering all the things I thought, felt, … Continue reading

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Don’t Judge – Encourage!

Thought for the Week “If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is stupid.” ~Unknown (sometimes attributed to Albert Einstein) “Tragedy is that our attention centers on what people … Continue reading

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Look Closer

“Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow. They neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you even Solomon in all his glory was not adorned like one of these.” ~Matthew 6:28-29 “Or ask the animals and they will … Continue reading

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Have You Read the Wishing Map?

I’m being a spotty blogger (“splogger”?) today while attending a men’s conference, and so… While I normally post an episode of my full-length fantasy The Wishing Map on Saturdays, this time I’ll refer you back to the start of my … Continue reading

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Spring Awakens

 Spring has awakened in my hemisphere. But just barely — the season is still seesawing between spring and winter (I call it Sprinter). But the daffodils are here to get the party started (the snowdrops came early, drank all the … Continue reading

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Inquiring Minds Want to Know…

Why night falls, but day breaks (and why they’re both so clumsy). ~me Why a butt dial and a booty call are two completely different things. ~allisoncollins ( Why writers write and painters paint, but fingers don’t fing, grocers don’t groce and … Continue reading

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Love Comes in Small Pockets

Originally posted on insight07's blog:
Sometimes I think,Love comes in small pockets. Small enough to hold buttonsButton brown eyes, lazy and playful. Small enough to hold vials of honeyHoney words that have been whispered in between kisses. Small enough…

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