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The recent “scientific discovery” by NASA of an alleged Mickey Mouse Face on the planet Mercury given birth to a litter of “scientific theories” to explain the phenomena. Here are a few of my personal favorites:
1) The Mickey Mouse “face” is proof that DoRead more of this blog post »
In the novel THE PEBBLE we find a girl caught in the headlights of life, desperately trying to figure out the shapes before her that form her identity. When a charming stranger unfurls his wings in a hotel room and opens her eyes to a whole new world Alex takes the invite willingly.Read more of this blog post »
Summer is over. It’s gone to the dogs for me, if you really want to know.
Master had elbow surgery in January,
the fifth on his right arm since the “great fall” of 2018.
Then in May he had surgery for a torn tendon and heel displacement.
This made it impossible for him to go for walks, so for awhilRead more of this blog post »
To be a person of honor is to live with honesty and integrity of action and thought.
This is my simple religion.There is no need for temples;
no need for complicated philosophy.
Our own brain, our own heart is our temple;
the philosophy is kindness.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama
To believe in Read more of this blog post »
As I’ve been advertising more over the past year, I’ve started getting some questionable messages in my DMs and inbox, so I thought it was about time to outline a few of the scams out there directed at writers. Some of these are out-and-out-fraud, while others are just things that you shouldn’t payRead more of this blog post »
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Largely by stepping toward an economy in which workers bear the burden of distributing healthcare and housing with little regard to ability or willingness to pay, the Build Back Better bill (BBB) would implement the single largest permanent increase in work disincentives
“Look at every path closely and deliberately.
Try it as many times as you think necessary.
Then ask yourself alone, one question … Does this path have a heart?
If it does, the path is good; if it doesn’t it is of no use.”
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October 17, 2021
Isaiah 53:4-12; Mark 10:35-45
In the name of God, Creator+ Redeemer and Sustainer.
A few weeks ago, I planned to preach about the recent death of a very influential person in the Church.
Sadly, I got sick and didn’t preach about him, although I published that sermRead more of this blog post »
The design is complete, the build costed and the funding package is nearly in place for the first carbon neutral rugby club anywhere. It has taken months of work but all willing we will be building phase one over the summer and should be open for the beginning of next season.
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It seems that my wildlife adventures continue here in Florida. If you read my previous post, you know of my close encounter with the two snakes (please God, let it only be two snakes!) who live in my front yard. And tonight? It’s lizards.
I was in the garage, getting the trash ready foRead more of this blog post »
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INVITATION FROM the Los Angeles Public Library
A CONVERSATION WITH AUTHOR CECILIA BRAINARD: SELECTED SHORT STORIES - Moderated by Noel Alumit
Tuesday, California time, Oct. 26, 2021, 6-7 pm (Manila time is Oct. 27, 9 a.m.)
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Artículo 739. Mi vecino de 94 años, ese ser lúcido que me tropiezo a veces en el rellano, me comentó el otro día lo extraño que es ver convertidas todas sus películas de catástrofes favoritas en una dura realidad documental. Todo es posible: Nevadas impresionantes, volcanes en erupción y pandemias pRead more of this blog post »
The Choices: A Treasure Hunt Thriller
Alan L. Moss
Publication date: October 15th 2021
Genres: Adult, Thriller
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Sixty-six million years ago, the Chicxulub asteroid crashed into the Yucatan peninsula. Its heat and dust killed the dinosaurs and most other species on the planet.
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Wer mit Monstern verhandelt, nehme sich in Acht! Ein Held schmiedet einen unseligen Pakt mit einer Hexe und erfährt, dass der Zauber nicht gebrochen werden kann.
Mythische Erzählungen in einem Land der verbotenen Magie.
Eine Dark-Fantasy-Novelle zu den Geschichten von Erana.Read more of this blog post »
We admit, we sometimes get a little confused
about what happens when we die.
We know we “will be with you in Paradise” (Luke 2Read more of this blog post »
I've long been a fan of Bobbie Ann Mason, whose short stories and novels, at one time consigned to the so-called "kitchen sink" school of Realism, dramatize the lives of people whose ceiling may be low and options relatively few, whose everyday conflicts materialize in small homes in small towns Read more of this blog post »
The term ‘Invisible ancestral loyalty’ was coined by Anne Schutzenburger in her book about the invisible threads of our family history, about our need to repair or re-enact painful episodes suffered by family or previous generations.
An interesting example of this occured within my own social circle.Read more of this blog post »
“I…” She stopped, “I don’t know. After everything, I have an excuse, but I know I can’t really do that. What I really want is to talk to him. After they removed him from doing anything except for a couple of combat classes one year, I never got to talk to him about everything he’d done. He nearly goRead more of this blog post »
“Lord we come to You tonight to ask for Your forgiveness. The Bible promises that when we seek You, we will find You, if we search with all our hearts.
"Lord we confes Read more of this blog post »
“If this really is the ghost of the broom, I hope it hacks the men to pieces!”
Our search for potential Halloween classics continues!! This week we turned our eyes back to good old Chris Van Allsburg. Previously seen on a Halloween-centric episode of our show with The Stranger, he has returned!Read more of this blog post »
With Halloween just around the corner and the crisp air, it is the perfect time to add some chills and thrills to your reading list. The first two books featured are anthologies which are great to throw in your bag to read at lunch or in the carpool line. The second anthology Read more of this blog post »
Hardware event preview, HTC Vive Flow, Squid Game successUnleashed Apple Event Focusing on New Macs to Take Place on October 18.MacBook Pro Display With Notch Shown in Alleged Photo Leak.Errol Morris Interrotron.In-person versus remote conversations online.Pixel Fall Launch: Everything to expect at Read more of this blog post »
I seldom post reviews but this one, received on April 4 is my favorite for several reasons. Importantly, it came from an Army Sergeant and even more important, he credits me with making changes to the way the NCO military clubs are now managed. Furthermore, I was unaware that the club system had beeRead more of this blog post »
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