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January 2, 2008

Squirrat.

Now that we're on the squirrel topic, I'd like to just say that all they are are overgrown rats with bushy tails. I got this picture off of the internet and its title is "squirrel silhouette." I don't see much difference between this and a rat. It shouldn't be called a squirrel, it should be called a squirrel-rat... squirrat.
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December 16, 2007

Cocoa is Patti

At Family Camp (Lake Geneva) when I was a kid, there was a girl name Patti none of us kids liked.  (Usually I don't use names, but the story would make no sense without it, and Patti's a pretty general name...) She was kind of mean to the other kids, but was a clown named Cocoa for the kid's church…
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September 29, 2007

Or a fig leaf

Odd as it may seem, this painting is part of a mural in a church -the identity of which I will not disclose- that Matt and I visited. This mural was painted for the children's church. There aren't words that quite capture my thoughts or feelings regarding it, and will simply allow you- the reader- to have your own thoughts…
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September 5, 2007

What the bull?

One sunny November day, a week and a half before elections, Matt and I were at Barnes and Noble. While looking at books, we were startled to see someone dressed in a bull costume pass closely by the window. He was holding a sign for a candidate. I'm not sure who he was supporting, but I'm pretty sure that's the…
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