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Suddenly Striking

Every morning Eve woke up and looked into the mirror. She could see her wrinkles and crows feet. She looked at her image and told herself she’d be alright. Eve was a particularly peculiar sort. She’d worked in an optometrist’s office for decades. She worried about her eyesight, she worried about getting older. Eve had […]

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Take the Bull by the Horns

  A few years ago someone gave me a set of bull horns for my birthday. It was a complete surprise. I thought about putting them on my truck to be funny, but never did. I don’t think they were made for that. Recently, at a function, I had another person tell me that they […]

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Spirit: Physics Part 3

In the forgotten about continuation of my Physics discussion….   In the Laws of Thermodynamics, energy can not be created nor destroyed. That’s kind of big in determining what happens to us when we die. We are energy to a certain extent. Could the “spirit” I referred to in part two that goes through space […]

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Rat Killing

The poor family kept arsenic around to poison the rats that always came in the rickety house. The house was more of a shack, but it had a roof and a wood burning stove in the kitchen. Rats came in from the fields almost year round. Back then, they had kids to help with the […]

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Old Man in the Subway

I saw an old man at the Subway terminal. He appeared to be both blind and deaf. He was wandering around like a spinning wind up toy, only slower. I couldn’t tell if there was ,in fact, any method to his madness, at first. I hollared out at him, cause Lord, I didn’t want him […]

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Magic Eraser

The house was always so dirty. That’s what I liked about it. The dog hair and dishes in the sink. Oh, there was water in the floor and trash over-flowing in the kitchen. A living dream to me and we only live once. A chance to both watch the storm and study it in the […]

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Shires

  “The Lord of the Rings” movies basically are about these unlikely heroes, the hobbits. Yeah, they are smaller than most other characters and have weird feet but they have what it takes to do the job and save everybody. They leave their beloved Shire to carry a power ring clear across the world and […]

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