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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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The Wishing Map 118

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Three: Return to Rennou (Continued) Previously: When Gina last saw B’frona he was a boy. But the one who stood before her now was a lanky–angry–teenager. ⇔ ⇔…

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The Wishing Map 102

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-One: “Hey-fah for the Sea!” Previously: Gina was given a sword with which to smite her “true enemy.” ⇔ ⇔…

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The Wishing Map 99

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty: Tea for One (Continued) Previously: Zack’s encounter with the mysterious Rhema had dramatically changed him. But now she was…

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The Wishing Map 79

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Eighteen: Spiffwits and Storysmiths Previously: Zack was spirited away by naims (gnomes). Meanwhile his sister Gina, who’d gotten drunk accidentally,…

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The Wishing Map 72

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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: Gina became unintentionally drunk by dipping into the adult’s bowl at the Inn…

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Thank You

“Please” and “thank you.” Those were the magic words, Mom and Dad said. Corny? Yep. But, you know what, when I taught my kids to say them, they were kind of magical. “Happiness isn’t necessary for gratitude, gratitude is necessary for happiness. This seems … Continue reading

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