Layers: The Human Onion, Fossilized

Layers: Daily Prompt - Tuesday, July 5, 2016 *Photo courtesy of CFHA Blog.  When I was 22-years-old, I was once told I was liked because I was like an onion. A mysterious onion, with some surprising, bizarre little anecdotal atypical layers. People are less predictable than onions, of course. Peeling through the layers reveals an intricate myriad of …

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“Awe”: The Awful and the Awesome

  Awe Daily Prompt: June 23, 2016 Awe's a pretty positive word... usually. Not always, though. And certainly not today. Not for me. Awe is typically reserved to describe a sensation one feels towards something revered with respect... and wonder... sometimes, fear. Today though, I'd still say I'm in awe. Of people, in particular. But …

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Thomas Shelby: Every Devil Is a Fallen Angel (How The Peaky Blinders Illuminates Misperceptions of Good & Evil)

I believe that there is one story in the world, and only one. . . . Humans are caught—in their lives, in their thoughts, in their hungers and ambitions, in their avarice and cruelty, and in their kindness and generosity too—in a net of good and evil. . . . There is no other story. …

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“Hello, Goodbye”-The Night Sky

Is anything so cathartic as cotton candy clouds dotting a winter's skyline? With that iconic Blue Ridge Mountain backdrop at sunset? Even those completely naked tree silhouettes look anything but vulnerable. After-all, they're in good company... so they stand tall, stoic, and proud; a perfect contrast against those fluffy wisps of pure-white. Aye, these trees …

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