The Pen

Field Trip!

Do you have a group of like minded fellows in your craft or hobby? There is nothing like “talking shop” and sharing projects with someone whose eyes light up with mutual joy. Being understood by another is a profound human requirement, and I am deeply blessed in this department.

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The John Murphys

The premise is that a woman who is embittered with modern life and especially trying to find a romantic lead responds to the profile of a disabled man. He has an android that looks exactly like him, hence the Two John Murphys. The Droid asks the bitter woman to teach him about love.

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More than half

“The Myxolidian Mercy Plea Protocol begins with the Rachnorgat’s (Mercy Slave) name. “I, Leoshine, daughter of Curtstas the Mayor of Myxolidia …” and ends with starvation, beatings, and death by exposure.

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New Year’s Virtue

What virtue are we going to highlight for 2020? How are we going to be, I mean really BE; accentuate the Being part of our species nomenclature instead of trying to be Human Doings?

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Changed Endings

I read a Romance novel the other day. The author is long dead and the culture she wrote in has rolled up like a lizard tongue touching hot concrete.

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