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An intimate act

Writing is an intimate act. Like sex it can be a great deal of work for sometimes little reward, or it can flow and build to a flood that would make both Noah and John Holmes proud. In my writing … Continue reading

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2016: What it was

What a year! Please tell me it’s almost over. Some events were memorable, for all the wrong reasons. We’ve watched Syria engage in a masturbatory convulsion of violence. On the other hand, we watched the USA win a truckload of … Continue reading

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The Prodigal

I’ve come to the conclusion that most people are broken to one degree or another. Life does that in prodigal fashion. Yet, those who are most broken tend to not realize it. Like someone with an undiagnosed chronic illness, he … Continue reading

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President, Who?

What a week! I’m sitting in doctor’s office with my youngest daughter. She’s 15 and has the respiratory crud that goes around every year about this time. I was a good doobie and didn’t rush her right in, but it’s … Continue reading

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Friends and memes

I stole this meme (what the hell is a meme anyway? Is it even a real word?) from a Facebook friend of mine. Indecision can indeed be deadly. On the other hand, if you’re going in the wrong decision then … Continue reading

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9/11 +15

Every generation has its seminal moments; times when you recall exactly where you were and what you were doing when the event occurred. My parents could tell you where they were when Kennedy was shot. I was alive at the … Continue reading

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Feces occurs

A woman I don’t even know and almost certainly will never meet, a veterinary colleague who is part of a Facebook group to which I belong, has had unspeakable tragedy. Six weeks ago she lost her mom. Four weeks ago, … Continue reading

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Embracing the absurd

My wife and I are at the hospital today with my father in law. He lives with us and it’s a very long story but he’s in the ICU as we speak. Anyway, we were coming out of the unit … Continue reading

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Raised by Wolves

“Blood in the house, blood in the street The worst things in the world are justified by belief.” U2 A 13 year old boy blows his ass up in a street full of wedding partiers in Turkey and 50 people … Continue reading

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Live the Dash

I heard something profound in church today; a rarity. It’s not that profound things don’t get said or happen in church. It’s just that more often the profundity is right up there with a Donald Trump tweet. Ok? Here’s the … Continue reading

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