Category Archives: Quips and Quotes

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The Wishing Map 113

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Two: Everything (Continued) Previously: As they journeyed east, Zack and Gina were haunted by increasingly violent nightmares. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Gina had slept less than…

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Mowing the Straight and Narrow

It’s spring. Gentlemen and gentlewomen, start you mowers! When we finally bought a house with an actual yard, I was excited about mowing. Yeah, I got over it. Still, if ya got grass, ya gotta mow, and that means: Ya … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

Here’s a thought: This year for Earth Day, instead of giving our planet a Present Let’s give it a Future

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If I Could Just Fix Everyone…

              “To be good is noble, but to teach others to be good is nobler,          and less trouble.” ~Mark Twain “Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming … Continue reading

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Unfinished Business

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 own weaknesses and moral … Continue reading

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It’s a Cat’s World

We just live–and serve dinner, and provide rubs–in it. Proof the world is round: What? You said, “Don’t get on the chair.” I’m  not “on” the chair. There’s never a bad time to touch noses. Holy moly! So that’s what … Continue reading

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Abide in Me

   “In Him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind.”  ~John 1:4

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