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Backseat Driver

The car’s headlights pierced the darkness and the wide beams illuminated my driveway. Leaves captured in a swirling vortex of late autumn wind raced across the hood and circled the vehicle. Winter was almost upon us and the only escape … Continue reading

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The Root of All Evil

  “It’s easier to ride the ride, than fight the tide.” JSM Chapter Twenty Three Back and Forth and Back Again While hammering through my first degree program at the local university, I worked part time as a mechanic at … Continue reading

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Stormy Skies

  “Step one–Never change. The moment you change is the moment you stop being you.” JSM Chapter Twenty Two  The Deep Freeze In January of 1998 my state was crippled by an ice storm.  In fact it’s named, “The Ice … Continue reading

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The Taste of Forbidden Fruit

“Rejoice in all you’ve accomplished! Not everyone gets an eleventh chance.”  JSM Chapter Twenty One. Trees of Knowledge Have you ever consumed forbidden fruit? Knowing you shouldn’t partake in it’s sweet temptations? Despite the nagging, overbearing whisper in the ear, … Continue reading

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A rare archeological find

“Magic is a state of mind. Magic has no true definition.” JSM   Chapter Twenty The Poet Tree     Lots to discuss today and it centers around an ancient relic. Well, not really an ancient relic.  It’s not a … Continue reading

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“Live for moments. There is no future, there is no past, there is only now.” JSM   Chapter Nineteen Merlin     Merlin joined me on the park bench as the last of the fires burned out. The one remaining … Continue reading

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“The imagination is a playground of unlimited potential. A place without borders or rules. The ultimate sandbox.” JSM   Chapter Eighteen Downward Spiral     While the imagination may be a powerful tool, it means nothing if ignored. My imagination has … Continue reading

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