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brothers, part 27

All you savers of Whole Earth catalogs Kings of the prairie dogs Success is survival We’ll all tough it out Yes, we’ll all tough it out. — the prophet michael murphey (no martin) — I keep pondering how to describe … Continue reading

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mr. pants’ guide to superior health care, part 1

If you are ever confronted with the question “Would you care to dig through your poop every day for a couple of weeks to look for a tiny camera,” the proper answer is “why, no, I would not care to … Continue reading

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laptop, she wrote

We’ll go dancing, set firesTag buildings, slash tiresDrive go-karts like shrinersJust hang out at Fred Meyers— the prophet glen phillips— And that was the day our lives became a Hallmark Mystery Movie. We can only hope no “Full House” stars … Continue reading

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not running & being

“The true runner is a very fortunate person.He has found something in him that is just perfect.”― the prophet sheehan—   I became a runner on May 19, 1979. The Run for Life in San Angelo, Texas. A 5 miler, back … Continue reading

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the hill we climb

When day comes, we ask ourselves, where can we find light in this never-ending shade? The loss we carry. A sea we must wade. We braved the belly of the beast. We’ve learned that quiet isn’t always peace, and the … Continue reading

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