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How to Get Published in Five Easy Steps

Or not. This is the way I did it, which might or might not be helpful to you. The thing is, everyone’s story is a little different. But there are…

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Congratulations on Your The Diabetus!

In the middle of last August I was positively diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.I had been losing weight without explanation, and developed a permanent, burning thirst. After a couple weeks…

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Christmas Cards for the Un-Affronted

Every year Lena and I create a new Christmas card, and mail it to anyone who wants one. It’s fun, and we get a lot of feedback. Also, every year,…

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Daily Life: IKEA Noob

Last week saw the arrival of a bit of a crisis in our household. Several unrelated and individually easy to deal with issues collided to create a spectacular stress-bomb that…

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Culture Comment: Oh Ye Faithful, Heal Thyselves

In 2009, Herbert and Catherine Schaible watched their two year old son, Kent, die of pneumonia. While their son had been acting sick for some time, the couple are members of…

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Daily Life: Irritating Champion

I am not a serious person. I crack jokes, I laugh a lot, and I tend to think most anything has a funny side. Personally I think this was a…

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Vacation

Lena and I just got back from our vacation this summer. Okay — I am still getting used to saying things like that. This whole “vacation” thing is still pretty…

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Version 4.5

Next month will be my forty fifth birthday. Lena says that my maturity topped out at age twelve — a number she arrived at because that is the last age…

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Being Rude

Close to my house is a Publix grocery store. It is the smallest store that they build, and it replaced an abandoned hospital that was way too creepy to live near…

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Book Report: Mirror of Opposition

The first in what will hopefully become a long series of fantasy novels, Mirror of Opposition, by T.S. Robinson, tracks three young friends who are blown apart from each other…