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Running Away

I’d threatened many times to join the circus or go live on a raft on the Mississippi like Tom and Huck. But that wasn’t the case this time. It was some since-forgotten atrocity—homework? weekend chores? (I still hate vacuuming)—that led … Continue reading

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Advent

The season of Advent has begun. The word advent means “to arrive” in a notable or surprising way (Oxford Dictionary). Hence, it serves as the root of our word “adventure,” which implies daring, the unknown. In short: An experience that can … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 135

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Epilogue: The Unknown (Continued) Previously: Rested but wary of what was to come, Gina, Zack, and their friend B’frona turned to face the future. This is the final episode…

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To Fly!

“Once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.” ~Leonardo da Vinci “It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 111

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: In pursuit of the Questing Beast, and prodded by an inscrutable sword, Gina and Zack continued their journey. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔…

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The Wishing Map 110

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Two: Everything (Continued) Previously: In pursuit of the Questing Beast, Gina and Zack boarded an eastbound coach. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ They’d been in Ismara for…

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The Wishing Map 109

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: Gina and Zack arrived at the western coast of Frenga in search of the Questing Beast. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Thanks to…

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