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Pride and Governments

I’ve done a lot of thinking over the years about systems of government and I’ve come to one conclusion: they ALL fail to one extent or another. Why do they fail? There’s a myriad of reasons; surely, some are specific … Continue reading

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What Will Never Be Known

She shuffles flat footed on her clunky feet, trousers dragging at the back a leash in one hand attached to one round white poodle. Tail wagging following every step she takes, every step an adventure. One hand pushes the shopping … Continue reading

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Somebody’s Child

The lies don’t matter. Don’t let them blind you to the truth. The sweat streamed down the back of his neck, made silver by the indirect light through the window, and tears were jettisoned off the tip of his nose. … Continue reading

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Your Basket

Who sleeps in your basket, you do-gooder, you holy-roller, you collector of praise and recompense? Who gains your heart, who is awarded your most gentle caress? I have painted the ones you’ve forgotten or ignored. I have used the color … Continue reading

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Evolve?

 It’s so easy to use a simple word like “evolve” because I know exactly what I mean when I use that word in a sentence. To define the word makes one actually think about its meaning and try to explain … Continue reading

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A short tale of two Francises

The dudes who chose the new Pope did a good job for a change. I like this new guy, Jorge Mario Bergoglio aka Pope Francis. First of all, I like how he chose his Papal name in honor of Saint … Continue reading

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