Tag Archives: dreams

I Am a Novelist!

When I was a kid I wanted to be everything. I practiced tight rope walking on the chain-link fence behind my buddy Jeff’s house in preparation to join the circus; explored the city sewers, preparing to become a world-class archeologist; … Continue reading

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Windows

Few objects are so suffused with meaning. They’re seldom “just windows.” They are symbols of the past or of the future. Of possibilities, or missed opportunities. They taunt us with freedom. Or separate the unruly world outside from the neat … Continue reading

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Movies That Have Changed Me

Fantasies The release of Mary Poppins Returns triggers my memory, but first things first. One of my earliest movie memories is of The Wizard of Oz, which unless you’ve been living under a stalactite you’ve probably seen multiple times (it’s the … Continue reading

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Fallmost

We’re slipping into fallmost, almost fall, the not-quite season. Perhaps you think of it as notumn, not autumn. Whatever you call it… Fallmost has a certain wistfulness, a sweet, fleeting uncertainty. It’s warm rather than hot, soft rather than sultry. Early quitter leaves flutter to … Continue reading

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Facing Life

We were put in this world to help each other do both. ~The Wishing Map

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The Wishing Map 75

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Seventeen: Naimian (Continued) Previously: After being kidnapped, Zack woke up in a wagon full of naims (gnomes). Where were they…

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My Bucket List

I started making my bucket list today. Here’s what I have so far: 1) Bucket What’s on yours?

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