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Literature, opinions, futurism

How Animals Teach Us to be Human

Part Two Part One was about a dog and a cat who taught me a great deal about being human. There’s one more little animal teacher I’d like to tell you about: Flopsy-Jean Teemley was a chocolate brown Holland lop, … Continue reading

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Invest Yourself

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But Did He Love Me?

I chose to write this true story about a favorite relative in first person in order to retain the impact it had on me. I was never sure if he loved me. I mean right off, Burt liked my sister. … Continue reading

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Unwelcome Stranger

Dear friends, this is a bit sardonic. I write in this manner not to trivialize a difficult issue, but to make what I believe is a vital point. MAN: Judge, I’d like to kill the woman living in my house. … Continue reading

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You Have Not Lived…

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Popular Idea, Unpopular Word

“There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable.” ~Mark Twain “He tried to name which of the deadly seven might apply, and when he failed he decided to append an eighth, regret.” ~Charles Frazier               (Sinner) “They … Continue reading

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Old Technology Repurposed

Isn’t it great how old tech can be repurposed? For example, this 1995 landline telephone is now a state-of-the-art RoboCall Receiving Device! (Just to clarify: this is me being snarky. It’s either that or punch a very large hole in my … Continue reading

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