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Do you believe in ghosts?

While no one knows for sure, people all over the world throughout time have had experiences of what they call ghosts. Do ghosts really exist? It all depends on how you define “ghost.” What are ghosts?

rational explanation is that our experience of ghosts, or paranormal phenomena, can be attributed to our evolutionary survival mechanisms.… Read the rest

Marathoning

If you are reading this on Sunday morning, anytime between 8 am – 12pm Eastern Time, or 6 am – 10 am Mountain Time (the time zone that I’m in), then I am currently running the first marathon I’ve ever run in my life.… Read the rest

If Chickens Ruled the World

Some people may think that chickens are stupid and harmless birds. These people have never observed chicken behavior on a close level.  Yesterday two of our six hens hatched out some baby chicks for the first time ever. The other hens proceeded to tear one of the chicks limb from limb in a vicious attack, before we were able to rescue it.… Read the rest

The eyes have it

Yesterday I saw someone I hadn’t seen in years and he had totally grown up – I remember him as this skinny kid with long dreadlocks – now he has filled out and has a short, respectable haircut. But I still recognized him, because of his eyes.… Read the rest

Starchild

In the 1930s, an unusual 900 year-old skull was found in Mexico. When finally brought to light and studied in the late 1990s, some came to the conclusion that this “Starchild Skull”  is actually an extraterrestrial-human hybrid.

This mystery skull does not fit neatly into any known human skull deformations.… Read the rest

Father

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.Read the rest

Just my imagination

I’ve been reading a lot of books lately, and it got me to thinking about how books are such a great escape from everyday reality. When a book is good, it takes you into another world for a while, so much so that you can forget your own life and who you are for a bit.… Read the rest

Bigfoot Lives!

Ok, I actually don’t know if Bigfoot exists or not, but, like Fox Mulder from the X-Files, “I want to believe.” And I’m not the only one. Even though some Bigfoot sightings have been proven to be hoaxs, people continue to believe and look for the real Bigfoot.… Read the rest

Quitting

I have a friend who says “never trust anyone who says they have no vices.” We are creatures of habit and it is too easy to fall into bad ones. Although I am not a religious person, I love yoga.… Read the rest

Bird-brained Behavior

Several weeks ago I awoke to a tapping at my window. Thinking it was one of our dogs or our cat wanting to go out, I got up, only to find that it was a Robin at the window. Not only was he tapping, but every once in a while he would throw himself against the window.… Read the rest

Defiling the Temple

My body is my temple, and my vehicle as I go through this life. I think about this as I am running along a dirt road out in the country by myself. I give thanks to whatever made this all possible – the big blue sky over green fields, the little yellow and purple flowers along the roadside, and my legs moving me forward.… Read the rest

True Urban Legends

While we have all heard about Urban Legends that have been proven to be false, there are a surprising number that are also true. And of course, truth is often stranger than fiction.

Here are just a few that I discovered today that I found interesting:

The child’s song “Sing a Song of Sixpence” was actually a coded message to recruit pirates.… Read the rest