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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

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
 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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Wipe That Smug Look off Your Face

I love the reflection off Lake Basement 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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