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A wolf in sheep’s clothing


What does an immortal Native American shaman do when the grave he’s sworn to watch over for all eternity disappears under urban development? This was the thought that popped into my head after stumbling across a campy book at an … Continue reading

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Sunrises & Shadows


I saw a breathtaking sunrise yesterday. It was so full of flaming color, I could never do it justice with my simple camera, so I just stood at the window and watched. All the while I was thinking, uh oh. … Continue reading

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Luck of the Draw


As part of my symbol series, I’m delving into the interesting and curious symbols of luck and fortune. Today ~ cards. I like cards. My parents played pinochle and poker with their family and friends, their pots of coffee at hand … Continue reading

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Slings & Arrows of Outrageous Fortune


What does that title mean anyway? Shakespeare coined it. Personally, I’ve always associated that bit from Hamlet with luck. Good luck, bad luck, you can’t prevent luck from happening so go with the flow. Luck. From lucky rabbit’s foot to … Continue reading

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Luck Symbols & Hump Day Happenings


Who hasn’t heard of luck charms? Mention a rabbit’s foot or a horseshoe nailed over the door and our minds make an immediate association to luck. These symbols of good fortune come in all shapes and sizes, are made of … Continue reading

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The Tempest in the Teacup


Brrrrr…… Is it cold. The added wind chill here took an already cold night and knocked it down to -50. This morning’s climb to -30 is a heatwave by comparison. This farm house is so drafty, I’ve just set up … Continue reading

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Finding Meaning in the Elements


I admitted to friends recently, an old shame. Back in my high school days I tried convincing an organization that put reading materials into the hands of the vision impaired, that I needed a book on tape. Mind you, back … Continue reading

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