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sherrie-theriault's picture
Apr.03.2014
April 3     ACCEPTANCE, ACTION, CHANGE   Acceptance equals action.  Without action, acceptance is a death sentence.  Action puts me in the hands of my Higher Power; inaction puts me at the mercy of others, or worse, self-justification.  For acceptance to glow with life...
kate-marshall's picture
Apr.01.2014
"Film maker and writer Terry Jones discovers a colony of penguins, which are unlike any other penguins in the world." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dfWzp7rYR4 While I do wish penguins could fly on more than just April 1 each year, I especially wish Terry Jones really would do a nature series...
tim-haywood's picture
Mar.31.2014
Here's his last flight in the F-16, January, 2010 over upstate New York. Welcome to the first episode of "Amazing People I've Known, but This is the First Person I've Actually Showered With." Today, I'd like to relate the story of Christian Peloza, a guy I've known since 1970, right around the...
will-durst's picture
Mar.31.2014
These days, the only thing harder than making money is hanging onto it. Easier to protect dandelion fuzz in a tornado. Everywhere you go, everyone wants a taste. Their only job is to get a grip on your money. And some of these folks are pretty darn good at their jobs. Solicitations. Donations. Hand...
hank-quense's picture
Mar.29.2014
Ready to read some humorous stories?  How about satiric stories?  My new book Chapter One provides all that and more.  And it’s a free download!   It gives you a chance to sample eight of my fiction books. You can read the first chapter (or more) to see if the novel strikes...
mary-lochridge's picture
Mar.28.2014
This is part of a series of essays about the time I spent with my 89-year-old father in November 2013.  My father is in late stage dementia.  At the time, he still was living at the home he shared with Shirley, 86, his wife of 65 years.  Frank had a front row seat to all the...
earl-merkel's picture
Mar.27.2014
My calendar --sneering "You liar!" at my thermometer-- swears that it is now spring. In celebration --since my corkscrew ran off with that Faithless Spoon-- instead of opening a bottle o' bubbly, I'll reprise another of my Annual Rituals: spring cleaning, from the male perspective...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Mar.27.2014
March 27       CALIBRATE COINCIDENCE     Do good.  Do right.  Line up with the next correct movement.  Get the universe locked into the sprockets of my desires and make the miracles flow in my direction.  Ah, the boy scout merit badge of sobriety. ...
tim-haywood's picture
Mar.26.2014
I spent yesterday with my wife's fifth grade class, chaperoning a field trip to the Mountain to Sound Greenway at Lake Sammamish State Park. As the culmination of a science unit on ecosystems, three classes of ten- and eleven-year-olds boarded one school bus and one King County Metro coach (thanks...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Mar.26.2014
March 26       THE ORPHANAGE OF MY HEART     The orphanage of my heart holds many children, children of my past.  They gaze at me, fixed in an attempt to draw me near their needs.  I scurry, often my head down, eyes averted, not knowing how to offer comfort or...