Semi-wild Kingdom (or the Suburban Wilds)

It was a good walk this morning. Both Logan (my big black german shepherd - 150 lbs) and I are getting a little slower, but still wander around through the green spaces and onto the trails of the local state park. We go out just before sunrise, and often see the "night shift" on its …

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Down the rabbit hole…

As a writer, I am often doing research (which includes looking at esoteric bits of info as well as practical facts for realism in a story)...lately, as I was trying to research plausible character behaviors I fell into the Reddit.com AITA (which stands for "Am I The Asshole") thread (aka subreddit). While admittedly, some of …

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Deserving

Of all the human concepts out in the world, the concept of "deserving" is one of the most destructive. From the time we are small throughout our lives, this seemingly benign concept, haunts us and sows misery. It implies that someone can earn a life reward, and that if you don't earn it, you did …

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