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Telling tales

I was talking with a friend, as you do, comparing notes over coffee and a few thousand miles. He described his own spiritual tradition as ‘walking in Beauty’. That, I thought, was a wonderful way to describe any path. Yet … Continue reading

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Old Fagin ~ Padre’s Ramblings #writephoto

Old Fagin was a sly old bird. In his youth he had been a prince among thieves. But now his eyes were dim, and his back and wings sore. But as I have said, he was sly. Rather than forage … Continue reading

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Padre’s Ramblings #writephoto

Autumn was returning and the long hibernation of the Dragonette had come to a close.  Her sleep had been interrupted this year.   For reasons still not fully understood by her, she had risen in August.  The brief foray up the … Continue reading

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Northwards ~ Padre’s Ramblings #writephoto

Ildris and Hannon continued northwards. Their orders were simple: cross the Great Nord River and then follow its feeder tributaries north seeking any sign of the Griffin Legion. The Scout-Rangers knew this would be an arduous journey, and perhaps even … Continue reading

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Destination Destiny ~ Padre’s ramblings #writephoto

The battle had been ferocious.  It had started out well enough, and Hannon and his comrades were advancing on both the centre and the right.  Then suddenly the Rathians let loose with catapults, and barrels of melted tar crashed down … Continue reading

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Lake House ~ Padre’s Ramblings #writephoto

The party joined the Farmington South Road about twenty miles south of the market town. Turning south towards the border they could see the foothills before them, and the mountains rising beyond. It was only mid-day and there was no … Continue reading

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Laughter really is the best medicine … Fransi Weinstein

Reblogged from 365 and Counting: I can’t tell you how many times I ‘ve heard that over the course of my life and I’m pretty sure you’ve probably heard it more than a few times, too. Laughing has never been … Continue reading

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Whatever Lies Beyond ~ Padre’s Ramblings #writephoto

The old sage had told them that their destiny lay to the north.  For the last three days they had followed this advise and Swelyn and Daid were now coming to the edge of a great wood. “Daid, the sun … Continue reading

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Superwoman, excusues and a re-post…

“Well, some days you are Superwoman and can do anything…” The electric wheelchair was stuck in deep gravel, unable to go either forwards or backwards. It needed to move the few feet to the concrete path, but each attempt only … Continue reading

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Becoming Human: Exploring the Ethics of Science ~ Mary-Justine Lanyon on Delcroo’s latest book

Reblogged from Baja Moto Quest: Exploring the Ethics of Science By MARY-JUSTINE LANYON Managing Editor Renaissance Man – that term sums up the essence of Running Springs resident Ken Decroo. The retired educator has been a building contractor, a college … Continue reading

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