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Errands Run Amok

It seemed like a really simple plan, nothing spectacular, routine to the point of being mundane Continue reading

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Other Shoes

We stood looking at the course before the start of the race, wondering why no one was running up the long steep hill just out of the gate. Continue reading

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A Closer Witness

There is no sense of sky this morning,
just a low-lying grayness that closes in,
shutting off the sense of anything
beyond the near bluffs and hills
just past the creek. Continue reading

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Horse Sense

There’s always a reason for anything that other people do. Most of the time, that reason makes sense from a certain perspective. Continue reading

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Through the Smoke

In a world where even steam casts a shadow, there is nothing that does not hold some threat when it stands between us and the Son. Continue reading

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Boots & Mittens

Humans have a remarkable capacity to quickly adapt to a remarkable variety of factors: cold, heat, and deprivation of a number of sorts. Equally remarkable and much less impressive is our capacity to become spoiled in a very short time. Continue reading

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