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Resurrection Requires Death

It’s not up until recently that I resumed my online prowling and interacting. Refreshing to see many avid readers greet me with a smile. “Geez, man! You’ve resurrected!” they say. “I haven’t,” I reply. “Resurrection demands death and I’ve been very much alive.” But where have I been? Why have I been keeping such a…

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Lessons That Can’t Be Ignored – What Super Bowl LVIII and The Seahawks Taught Us About Life

When the game concluded and the festivities spilled out to the streets, I felt grateful and wiser for having two of the major lessons of life reinforced in me. I would like to share them with you.

The first one materialized the very moment Peyton Manning missed the opening snap.

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Gratitude – Is it Really?

What a weekend this was! I can’t complain as I enjoyed the celebrations and had a superb time with loved ones. It gave me ample time to reflect on the fleeting moments that bring so much joy to our lives but we tend to ignore in the rush of daily life. The fog was dense…

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Scuba Diving and the Social Loneliness

*** WARNING *** This post contains strong language that may offend certain sensitivities. Read at your discretion. If you were to ask me why I love scuba diving so much, I will tell you without hesitation that is the peace and solitude the sport offers. No, I’m not a solo diver and I don’t have…

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The Hunter’s Daughter – Final Part

This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents either are products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental. *** WARNING *** This story contains graphic descriptions of violence. Reader discretion is advised. Thank you for reading…

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The Hunter’s Daughter – Part II

This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents either are products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental. Thank you for reading this free story. You are welcome to share it with your friends and it…

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The Hunter’s Daughter – Part I

This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents either are products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental. **-** WARNING**-** This story contains graphic descriptions of violence. Reader discretion is advised. Thank you for reading this…

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Take Your Advice and Shove It!

The sight of the fog crawling over Puget Sound is one that normally fills me with serenity. The ethereal aura is breathtaking and reduces my senses to a smile, lost in the beauty of the moment. It’s not working this morning. I barely slept last night. My mind raced at quantum speeds and anger woke…

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The Vulnerable Adventurer – Why Write About Diving?

Why would anyone write about diving? It seems such a clumsy activity, restricting our motion on the surface, our peripheral vision underwater, and exposing our bodies to perils we would not encounter on a leisure hike. All the hours of preparations for roughly an hour of immersion per tank. We haul a lot of gear,…

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Diving Songs that Inspire Writing – What’s Missing?

Music is one of the universal elements with which all of us can identify. They can stir emotions and recreate the elation or sadness that we felt the first time we heard them. Sometimes a new song speaks to us as it captures the joy or pain of a specific aspect of our lives. It…

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