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Thank You, Veterans!

I’m wearing swastika-free socks right now. That’s a pretty obvious fact, I realize. But the point is, it’s obvious thanks to my father (lower right hand corner in the above photo) and many others like him. On the 11th day of … Continue reading

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How to Fix this Mess

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The Wishing Map 128

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Night (continued) Previously: The Questing Beast had taken the form of Gina herself, but with her brother’s help she’d been able to see past the…

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Courage Demands Gratitude

Dear Americans, while we enjoy our Memorial Day, may we not fail to remember those whose sacrifices paid for it. Those soldiers, firefighters, police officers and others whose sacrifices have secured the lives and freedoms of Americans and non-Americans alike. … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday

“The great crowd that had come for the festival heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem. “They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, ‘Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the … Continue reading

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Fierce Love

I’m not a violent person. In fact, when I was studying method acting in college—the tap-into-your-feelings approach made famous by Brando and De Niro—I had difficulty inhabiting a particularly violent role because I’d never felt the desire to hurt anyone. … Continue reading

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Perfect Love

Happy Father’s Day!

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