Category Archives: Writing

Peru: Rhythm of the Amazon

Originally posted on Global Sojourns Photography:
Every morning the Amazon wakes me with a new symphony. One day the tempo of the rain, next day the pulsating sounds of howler monkeys, and today it’s the electric strain of sunrise matching…

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Light and Hope…

Originally posted on ellie894:
In the spring I plant morning glories. Heavenly blue is the name on the seed packet, and they certainly are all of that! I hope they will begin to flower in the summer. But, it is…

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Taking the Bait

Originally posted on The Second-Rate Scientist:
Like most of you, I am often besieged while browsing the web by those click-bait article titles that I know are misleading, yet I can’t help clicking. You know, you’re minding your own business,…

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The Power of Story

Guest Blog by Dora A K Dora AK affably accepted my request to write a guest blog about this site’s key idea, “the power of story to speak truth into people’s lives.” Here, she addresses not only the power of … Continue reading

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Condemned Alleys Fading Stars

Originally posted on Recollections At Fall:
On rare pensive moments when one contemplates on the vagaries of human existence Fleeting thoughts and images flash with persistence You stop the car at the traffic lights an emaciated maimed hand knocks at…

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Science Fiction Nativity?

Guest Blog by InsanityBytes Gabrielle of InsanityBytes can be sweet (see her post “God Is Greater Than Our Heart“) or scathing. I don’t always agree with her, but I always appreciate her intelligence and wit. This post alerted me to … Continue reading

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A Tribute to My Father

Photo: Train from Sarajevo to Mostar (prg2sg.wordpress.com) It’s hard for me to believe he was born nearly 100 years ago this month. But it’s even harder for me to believe that I’ve outlived my father by 25 years; I could … Continue reading

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My First Dive Trip to the Galapagos Islands

Originally posted on Scuba Hank NYC:
https://youtu.be/JhSJcO38-hU Underwater highlights from my dive trip to the Galapagos Islands. For many years, I wanted to visit the Galapagos Islands, especially Wolf & Darwin. For some reason, I thought it was very difficult…

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A Hammer, a Chisel, a Mountain, and Love

Guest Blog by Kevin John Delaney This true story has the power to touch hearts and even lives. Maybe yours? ~Mitch Dash loved his wife. When tragedy struck, he dedicated the next twenty-two years of his life to tearing down … Continue reading

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While in Exile, Prosper!

Originally posted on mulyalemutisya:
Exile is the in-betweens. When life is in transition. When you have come from a good place, are in a bad place, and are waiting to reach an even better place. Exile is a place of…

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