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HEAT

I decided to have a staring contest with Mother Nature this fall. I really didn’t want to have to start burning fuel oil to keep the house warm so I simply left the furnace turned off. In my home office and bedroom, I have a small space heater in each …

A Clone Like Me

First off I would like to apologize to any of you who may be offended by my story. I understand that to some, the topic of cloning is one that is very sensitive and is a process best left in the hands of God. Be that as it may, this …

the morning commute – deep thoughts

I once took a Literature and Culture course that discussed the sublime. According to dictionary.com, the sublime is “impressing the mind with a sense of grandeur or power; inspiring awe.” In the class, we discussed how the sublime was typically something vast and even frightening; this concept of the sublime …

two roads diverged

There seem to be two schools of thought when it comes to reading books in a series. Many readers pick up the first novel in a series and then wait with relish for the next installment, sometimes for years before they can scratch that itch of anticipation. Other readers look …