Author Archives: mitchteemley

About mitchteemley

Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer

Double Tragedy

When someone harms others publicly, we see two parties: perpetrators and prey. We loathe the monsters and mourn the victims. And yet, to God all crimes are family tragedies. For all, victims and monsters, are his children. His heart is broken twice.

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My Scar Stories

“If Adventure has a Name…” Impulsive actions make great movie scenes. But in real life they can get you killed. Or worse: in trouble with Mom and Dad. I mentioned previously that I was clumsy. I’ve come to the conclusion … Continue reading

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I Am Epically Awesome

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“I am! For reals!” as my once-small and adorable, now big and adorable, daughters used to say. But don’t take my word for it. I was nominated for the Epically Awesome Award for Epic Awesomeness by that…

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The Wishing Map 70

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Sixteen: Fisher Folk and Naims (Cont’d) Previously: Preparing to fill their grumbling stomachs, Zack and Gina had nearly forgotten their…

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Summer Solstice

Spring, don’t let the clouds hit you on the way out. Summer, hey, sup, babe?

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Fierce Love

I’m not a violent person. In fact, when I was studying method acting in college—the tap-into-your-feelings approach made famous by Brando and De Niro—I had difficulty inhabiting a particularly violent role because I’d never felt the desire to hurt anyone. … Continue reading

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Perfect Love

Happy Father’s Day!

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