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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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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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The Wishing Map 69

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Sixteen: Fisher Folk and Naims (Cont’d) Previously: After being attacked by a spiffwit, Gina and her brother Zack entered the…

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My Scar Stories

Animals Just Love Me to Death I love animals. And as a result, I suppose, as with humans, few animals are indifferent to me. Most think I’m swell. But some, like humans, want to kill me. The latter are the source … Continue reading

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My Scar Stories

Let the Scarring Begin! I have an impressive collection of scars, despite the fact that I’ve never played hockey or rugby. Yes, I’m clumsy. I’m not proud of that fact, simply resigned to it. It’s been there from the start. … Continue reading

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Real Diversity

Somewhere in the lush undergrowth of G.K. Chesterton’s essays is a delightful little piece about tolerance. In this essay, Chesterton avers that, because we crave diversity (the ultimate human adventure) some of us move away from our parochial towns or … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 67

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Sixteen: Fisher Folk and Naims (Cont’d) Previously: Zack and Gina were saved from drowning by a man and woman dressed…

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