Tag Archives: disaster

It Could be Worse!

Hey, at least Friday the 13th didn’t come on Christmas Day! Oh, wait, that can’t happen because…never mind. But, wait, that means Christmas is still coming! So how bad can it be? Happy Christmas-is-only-12-days-away-Friday-the-13th! (Click on any picture to enlarge … Continue reading

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Unpredictable Moments

Is the universe laughing behind our backs, or does it simply have a different agenda? Sometimes life is beautiful, sometimes it’s weird, mostly it’s just unpredictable. Which is pretty cool. Most of the time. (Click on any image to enlarge … Continue reading

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Bad Luck?

My Friday the 13th Gift Gifs to You (Click on any image to enlarge it, or to start slide show) Some Thoughts on Bad Luck Calvin: “You know, Hobbes, some days even my lucky rocket ship underpants don’t help.” ~Bill … Continue reading

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“Wipe That Smug Look off Your Face”

I love the reflection off Basement Lake in the morning. “Wipe that smug look off your face” was one of my father’s go-to sayings. I hated to be humbled. Still do. But my heavenly father is also in the humbling business, so … Continue reading

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Why (at Least) One Bad Thing Happened

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 Why Life Isn’t Fair (a series of sorts) I don’t often get a sense of “why bad things happen.” You know, the “senseless” stuff you didn’t plan on and most likely would not have put…

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The Wishing Map 88

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Nineteen: The Naim Games (Continued) Previously: Zack astounded the childlike naims by insisting that more than one of them could…

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A Different Kind of Flood

Hurricane Harvey (or Tropical Storm Harvey, now that it’s made landfall) is being called a Storm of the Century. It has destroyed hundreds of thousands of homes in the Gulf of Mexico, has been called the worst disaster in Texas … Continue reading

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