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Weird, Cool Facts

The facts are real (the comments are mine). More bizarre, funny or just plain cool facts: Before alarm clocks, there were people in the UK called “knocker-uppers.” No, they didn’t get people pregnant, but they did wake them up, and … Continue reading

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Exposing the Truth

I could wish this wasn’t a true story. But it is. A high school friend and I argued constantly. We had Gym class together, and one day we argued all the way to the showers and back to our lockers. … Continue reading

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Our True Colors?

I love to see the leaves change color in autumn, don’t you? Except that it’s a myth. Leaves don’t change color. My wife and I often walk in the woods. We’re blessed to live near Mount Airy Forest in Cincinnati, the oldest “urban forest” in the U.S., and what we’ve learned (as … Continue reading

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When is the Impossible Possible?

So a guy near where I live died. But he’s feeling much better now. In 2013, Anthony Yahle went into cardiac arrest and was rushed to Kettering Medical Center. Doctors tried for 45 minutes to restart his heart. They finally … Continue reading

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My Strange Moment with Mr. Reagan

You can visit Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln at Disneyland by dodging the trolley, forgoing Goofy’s autograph, and hanging a hard right. As the curtains draw back, Mr. Lincoln rises painfully, his feet being bolted to the floor, and begins … Continue reading

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Names to Die For

I knew a guy named Tarzan when I was in high school. It wasn’t his nickname, it was his real name. To add insult to injury, he was the shortest guy around. He was also massively into weight lifting. And … Continue reading

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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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True Freedom

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I Can Hardly Wait…

I can hardly wait  until this mediocre moment becomes a treasured memory “One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.”   ~Rita Mae Brown

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