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Of Strength and Weakness

When someone suggests, “Write about something that makes you feel strong,” what would come to your mind. In my mind, the questions began. Physically strong? Mentally strong? Emotionally strong? Please give me a little help here. What do you mean … Continue reading

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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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