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Can we just stop using 'just'?

As I comfortably sit enveloped in a mammoth chair at a coffee shop, I overhear the barista asking a customer what she wants.

“Just a small,” says the girl. 341 more words

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A Historical Reunion

On Sunday, the memorial service was held for Monty Pope. You have read about him a couple of times on this blog and, hopefully, got a glimpse of what he meant to the people he encountered. 191 more words

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It's a lonely path.

My path is a lonely path, I wouldn’t recommend it to most people. Having a wife, two kids, and an elderly mother to care for, it’s not like I can pick up and move into a proper Taoist monastery for intensive training. 242 more words

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The Final Hand

He had never been there before, but he had been to a thousand places just like it. Trash in the street. Dingy building. Some guy standing in the shadows by the door. 718 more words

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All About the Pronunciation

This past Sunday, we attended church and continued our search for the right congregation. We have been to several places. Some of them we liked. Some of them we did not like. 424 more words


Collapse of the Snow Dome

This is my 600th post, give or take a few, and I thought about doing something in commemoration. Instead, this post will go in another direction. 114 more words

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Observations of the Apocalypse

I was checking the locks before going to bed and saw a slip of paper stuck in the front door. It was a pamphlet, and its haunting title stared back at me. 779 more words

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