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When We Take Time, We Gain Time

Artwork by Darren Tunnicliff Thought for the Week My friend Allen once wrote a script about a fast-food stand. In one scene, a smart, ambitious teenage girl slaps at coins, attempting to make “quick” change for her customers. The annoyed … Continue reading

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Real World Special Effects

The natural world is far more mysterious, frightening and beautiful than any big-budget effects movie will ever be. These un-altered images offer just a small smattering of proof.  Click on any image to enlarge it, read the caption, or begin … Continue reading

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Clouds

What are they trying to tell us? Then again, maybe it’s not so much what they’re trying to tell us, as what we’re trying to tell them. “There is divinity in the clouds.” ~Lailah Gifty Akita “Clouds in the sky … Continue reading

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Goodnight, Moon

At bedtime each night, I step outside to say goodnight to the moon and its Creator. Its Creator is always there, but the moon is sometimes otherwise engaged; on those nights I send it a text. My favorite nights are the … Continue reading

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Alien Sighting!

Aliens have invaded the earth! They come from a dark world with an atmosphere unlike ours. They do not look like us, think like us, or behave like us. They leave enigmatic mounds, and sometimes crop circles like this, which … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 69

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Sixteen: Fisher Folk and Naims (Cont’d) Previously: After being attacked by a spiffwit, Gina and her brother Zack entered the…

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The Wishing Map 68

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Sixteen: Fisher Folk and Naims (Cont’d) Previously: Freshly arrived in the island kingdom of Sur Kellan–and recently saved from drowning–Gina…

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The Wishing Map 66

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Sixteen: Fisher Folk and Naims (Cont’d) Previously: Returning to Ismara in search of the lost Objects, Gina and Zack suddenly…

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The Wishing Map 62

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Fifteen: Destiny (Continued) Previously: Zack and Gina were depressed and plagued by nightmares, when suddenly the mercurial Aunt Aloysia showed…

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The Wishing Map 10

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Two: Aunt Aloysia (continued) Previously: Gina and Zack continued to obsess over the mysterious Map. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Almost two months had…

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