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Speaking of Time Travel

Time travel is a fantasy, a reality, and a potentially fantastical reality. As a diehard science fiction fan in my youth, I have considered the possibility and challenge from many angles. For example, would I want to travel to see … Continue reading

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A Picture Loved

According to my family, the picture to the right was my first photo. Of course, I was five or six at the time the picture was taken. I have no memory of taking it. What I have is a note … Continue reading

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An Uninvited Guest

In Going Home Again, I talk about my childhood and the nomadic lives my family led for many years. By the time I graduated from high school, we had lived in at least fourteen different houses. Each was memorable in its … Continue reading

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Up, Up and Away

All right! Fantasy land time! If I could have just one superpower, it would be the ability to fly. Sadly, my parents were humans, not aliens from the planet Krypton. “Up, up and away” is merely a line stolen from … Continue reading

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Red Flags and Paradoxes

My sense of irony was triggered when I read this daily challenge prompt: I am currently working on a blog discussing accountability as it should apply to people passionate enough about a cause to become an activist. Now, I am … Continue reading

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Speaking of Apologies

Boy, this was a tough one. Assignments such as this are a real problem for over-analyzers like me. Thankfully, my subconscious works overtime while my conscious self tilts at windmills. So, the day’s topic is life lessons that would benefit … Continue reading

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Pick Your Poison

Okay, I did a throwback here and posted the prompt I am responding to.* One reason is related to the title. My first title for this piece was How Much Time Do You Have, but as the author of the … Continue reading

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Ideally Speaking

The question this morning is, “What does your ideal day look like?” Part of me wants to answer with the standard old guy joke. “Any day I can get out of bed is a good one.” Of course, that is … Continue reading

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Emoji This, or Not

Doing a bit of quick research on the term “emoji” I discovered the first icons called emojis were created by a Japanese engineer. Perhaps that explains the inscrutable nature of some of the little suckers. Take the “halo” emojis. Half … Continue reading

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Boldly Speaking

Ah, the question of living boldly is on the table today. And, as one might expect if they have a cynical mind such as mine, one of the first comments posted was by someone who confused risk-taking with boldness. Others … Continue reading

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