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Night Patrol

Night Patrol is for the brave men and women that keep us safe – few will even know what they are doing to keep us safe each day and night

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Without Sense

The sun is rising and its glow off the milky, sun-baked clouds is nothing short of amazing. As I stand here, I can’t help but marvel at God’s creation; at the majesty of it all. I can’t remember how I got atop this mountain, and as I strain to think, a brisk wind pushes sharp… Read more »

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Simulating Mars

The Big Island of Hawaii is both beautiful and foreboding. I can still remember every step of the 14,000 ft hike up Mauna Kea. At 14,000 ft oxygen is 40% less than sea level, forcing your brain and body to function with fewer resources than it is used to. While most people stop for an… Read more »

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Writing prompt: The Locket

If only she hadn’t picked up that locket. That dust laden brass locket. Its chain had broken years ago and, soon after, she determined to stop opening it at all. It wasn’t that it was painful to open the tarnished, heart shaped window into her past. It was simply stupid. Stupid to think about her… Read more »

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Memories

Memories are powerful aren’t they? Certain smells, the temperature or humidity, or even a recent discussion can bring back a flurry of thoughts and emotions that were long ago buried in the depth of our minds. With the coming of fall, I’ve had a few resurface. I wish I could say they were happy; but… Read more »