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The Yard Dog Award - The Destruction of Steve's

I noticed a message about an intramural tournament on our campus marquee, and it brought to mind an intramural tournament during my college days. It also made me realize that the experience from long ago deserved the  622 more words

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For the past few weeks that I’ve been an emotional mess. Last week reached its peak with the sentiment of unexplainable loneliness and despair, and a resounding sadness for humanity as a whole. 274 more words


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