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Living Life Amid Passing Shadows

There are occasional days I awaken as if slogging through a heavy mist of haunting dreams, feet unsteady on the floor, body trying to find real sense of consciousness and three-dimensional space. 1,819 more words

Use Your Freedom of Choice*

In a recent post about F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, I mentioned that it could be thought of as a crime novel. Certainly there’s an argument that it has several of the elements we often see in crime fiction, especially in… 1,013 more words

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The Horizon Hunter #6

Mo’s smile was gone by then. Remembering the conversation with Achmad had been bad enough – but talking about it was worse.

“You know, that man – the one who helped me get a name – well, he listened to my concerns and I remember him sitting back with a condescending smile. 707 more words

Life Lessons on My Second San Franniversary

Today marks my second San Franniversary, so I thought I’d share some of the lessons I’ve learned since moving here. Bonus: It’s apparently (and arbitrarily)  879 more words

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The Pendulum

Last night more than 100 million people watched the first presidential debate between Trump and Clinton. Including me. We tried to find an unbiased outlet and thought… 897 more words

Abiding

The Snow House

Anya was sitting at her desk, ostensibly corresponding with her daughter. She had also been watching activity across the street for the better part of an hour. 4,141 more words

Granite Point

I thought I might post some, you know, actual Writing on the blog in celebration of getting something published.  But most of the things that are fantasy-esque are being shopped right now and I can’t put them up.   1,071 more words

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