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Mrs. Dubcek’s Advice

In a New Yorker cartoon a woman is standing in a bedroom doorway.  In the room is her husband still holding the chainsaw he has taken to the furniture in the room: the bed is now cut in half, a … Continue reading

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Travel Plans

We suppose it was rooted in Jeanie’s willingness to lie to herself, in her automatically saying “I’ll get around to it” when, in an unexamined place within her heart, she had no intention of doing any such thing.  Once, when … Continue reading

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Choosing To Live

Intent on texting his wife Julie, forty-five year old George steps off of the curb, is hit by a bus and dies quickly.  At the burial, after the final shovelful has been tossed in, Julie stands there, staring down at … Continue reading

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Feelings

In the past it was believed that the Black Death was brought on by the conjunction of three planets which thereby created a noxious atmosphere, and this belief came to be called the “Miasma Theory”.  In medieval times it was … Continue reading

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Not About Walking on Water

I was flipping through movie channels the other day when I came across the following scene:  Two uptight church friends come over to visit with their latest project, a gay church member who they are determined to turn (make straight).  … Continue reading

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Tidbits to Think About

Recently heard on a Hawaiian online station: “Today is Play Your Ukulele Day… change the world 4 strings at a time!”  Do we even think about changing the world or are we apathetic?  Are we merely taking up space? “When … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Myself

We are now in our 4-year election cycle during which time we are bombarded by commercials trying to convince us that we should vote for so-and-so.  Sometimes during these info arm-twisting sessions truth is spoken.  More often than not deliberate … Continue reading

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