Monthly Archives: May 2023

Love Is Irrational

Originally posted on Walking the path:
Don and Jo 1967 (2-minute read) I love my wife. Why? I don’t know; I just do. I can tell you why I like her or admire her. I have reasons for those, but…

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Playing the Field

My Real Memoir By age 16 my infatuation with girls had gone malarial; no net could contain me. I flirted shamelessly with anyone and everyone I found attractive. I never mentioned other girls to my pen pal Judy, for example. … Continue reading

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Courage Demands Gratitude

Dear Americans, while we enjoy our Memorial Day, may we not fail to remember those whose sacrifices paid for it. Those soldiers, firefighters, police officers and others whose sacrifices have secured the lives and freedoms of Americans and non-Americans alike. … Continue reading

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Only Love…

“If I have prophetic powers, and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and have the faith to move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.” ~1 Corinthians 13:2 Only love can unbreak us. ♥

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Mockery Cuts Deep

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 and her brother Zack had completely alienated one another. And now they were facing … Continue reading

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Unintentional Irony

Irony: it’s everywhere we look. Except when we’re actually looking for it. Which is rather ironic, actually. Humans are the most ironic creatures on earth–and probably in the rest of the universe, for that matter–both intentionally and unintentionally. As Deteriorata, … Continue reading

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Telephone Solicitors

I don’t like telephone solicitation. But that doesn’t mean I can’t enjoy it. I mean, robocalls–meh. But I took real pleasure in having this conversation with an actual live solicitor: Telephone rings Me: Hello? Solicitor: Hello, I’m from Hearing Solutions. … Continue reading

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Aging Gracefully

Originally posted on Scarlett's BPD Corner:
Oh, to age gracefully. How many times have you heard this term? It seems that we hear/read it more and more these days, as people seem to be obsessed with physical beauty, cosmetic…

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Just Mitch

My Real Memoir God believed in me. Even though, by my teens, I’d decided he didn’t exist and had come to consider believers rather simple-minded. Still, I could be tactfully dodgy. I told my pen pal Judy I believed in … Continue reading

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Do You Have Unfinished Business?

Thought for the Week 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 … Continue reading

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