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Isidore: Pastore de Bergamasco — The Fartlek

A few months after our unexpected loss of Mr. Boggs, we realized we missed having an oversized four-legged friend. So my online search for our next dog began late last year with words like best, dog, seniors, friendly, and non-shedding. … Continue reading

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Where is Madeleine? — The Drabble

Thirty-eight years ago, Madeleine vanished. Her old beat-up truck was left running on the corner of 15th and Walsh. Her truck was filled with perishables and her brother’s tux for his wedding that weekend. Madeleine was just gone. No witnesses, … Continue reading

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Sirocco Peak — The Drabble

To hell with her. His hands grip the jagged rock as he pulls himself to the top of Sirocco Peak. Gusts tear at his shirt as he stands on the edge of the flat stone mesa, six hundred feet above … Continue reading

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Man Spends the Night in UFO He ‘Finds’ in the Woods – Exemplore June 6, 2022

I saw this today on Exemplore – Man Spends the Night in UFO He ‘Finds’ in the Woods: https://exemplore.com/news/spend-night-ufo. Longer article; has a video. I mentioned a similar house here: Inside the abandoned UFO home once worth $1.6 million – … Continue reading

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Bless the Beasts and the Children — Mitch Teemley

My heart has been troubled at how unimaginably brutal our world has become of late. So the only thing that felt appropriate was to post this collection of reminders, both silly and sweet, that love and kindness still exist. For … Continue reading

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The Sweet Crocodile — The Drabble

That skinny German tourist’s leg didn’t really agree with me yesterday. Mostly gristle and I’ve still got lederhosen stuck in my teeth. Parked the rest of him under a log for a few days to mature. The Sweet Crocodile

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Physics Lecture — The Drabble

Let’s take trees, for example. Physics Lecture

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Woodland Walk — Times and Tides of a Beachwriter

Pandemics, epidemics and natural disasters have been normal for humans since we started wandering around, or at least wandering around in large numbers. Natural disasters were not disastrous before there were human settlements to destroy. Unless you were a dinosaur; … Continue reading

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On a Gravestone in Ireland: Died of Disappointment — The Drabble

It’s time to face the truth. Your story is abysmal. It’s trite. Overblown. It’s full of mixed metaphors and sloppy syntax. The characters are one-dimensional. The plot’s missing. There’s no beginning. No middle. No proper ending. Who on earth would … Continue reading

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A Sticky Situation — The Drabble

The new teddy bear Cuddlesworth was the only sentient toy in Penelope’s nursery, though Penelope didn’t know. A Sticky Situation

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