Tag Archives: animals

Uniquely Beautiful

Conventional beauty can be beautiful. But it can also be merely conventional and cease to be beautiful when the standard that measured it changes. Unique beauty, on the other hand, remains beautiful because its standard is forever itself. Have a … Continue reading

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Capturing the Unexpected

Once, when I was a kid, I tossed a quarter, watched it land perfectly balanced on its edge, and then stay that way! My friends were convinced I’d somehow stuck it there when they weren’t looking. If only I’d had … Continue reading

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Hope for the Human Race

Last week I posted a snarky photoblog entitled No Hope for the Human Race! but promised a counter-blog this week. Here it is. In the world of rhetoric, anecdotes are not considered sufficiently pursuasive to prove a point — unless … Continue reading

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Summer Me Now!

Some summers are hot. Some’re not. (See what I did there?) This year is looking more likely to be the former. But whatever it brings, the key is to embrace it! Here are some summer impressions to get you in … Continue reading

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Hey, I’ll Bet You Didn’t Know…

Here are 50 facts, from fascinating to facetious, that you probably didn’t know. These may not alter your view of reality forever, but they will give you something to spout during those lulls in conversation. Just begin by saying, “Hey, … Continue reading

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Photoblog Mania

I’m up to my proverbial eyeballs in projects once again – the chiefest of which is my daughter’s wedding (which I’m officiating, btw)! Hence, I’ll be on hiatus for a week or so. Therefore, this is the perfect time for … Continue reading

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My Scar Stories Revisited

I’m up to my proverbial eyeballs in projects once again – the chiefest of which is my daughter’s wedding (which I’m officiating, btw)! Hence, I’ll be on hiatus for a week or so. Therefore, this is the perfect time for … Continue reading

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Bless the Beasts and the Children

My heart has been troubled at how unimaginably brutal our world has become of late. So the only thing that felt appropriate was to post this collection of reminders, both silly and sweet, that love and kindness still exist. For … Continue reading

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Better Than a Puppy!

Artwork by Ebros The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin here. A baby dragon! Gina had come to Ismara in the hope … Continue reading

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Animal Photobombs

Like humans, some animals have “big personalities.” Others are, well, hams (“haminals?”). And, finally, some are totally da bomb, as in big-time photobombers! Click on any image to enlarge it, or to begin slideshow.

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