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Once Upon A Time…

Once Upon A Time…

Once Upon A Time…. These magical words first written by the Grimm Brothers bring visions of colorful castles, beautiful princesses and handsome prince charmings living happily ever after. The whimsical tales of Snow White, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood,...

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The Story Behind Brother 5

The Story Behind Brother 5

A story formed as a single thought on a warm autumn day in Mexico. Driving from Caborca to Puerto Penasco over bumpy roads, the jeep was loud, I couldn't hear the radio or my husband talking. (It's okay, he likes to talk and repeat himself, so it's never a problem to...

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Any Man’s Death Diminishes Me

Any Man’s Death Diminishes Me

Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind… How did we come to this? Where did our global community fail? When in anyone’s world is it acceptable to gleefully murder innocents? But it isn’t just the killings that are frightening: it is the The...

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Millennials, Budweiser and Cocaine, Oh my

One Third of the U.S. population is segmented by millennials, that’s almost 100 million potential home buyers. (Those born after 2005 are called the Homeland Generation. Geez, will they be nicknamed the land homies?) This uplifting article made me almost believe we...

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When a Dragon Crashes

The soaring economy of China may be crashing, and if it does, it will become a global problem. For years the Chinese economy grew like Dwayne Johnson on steroids. Although social media connected China to the modern world, their government manages to keep many things,...

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A Case for Wanderlust

A Case for Wanderlust

After watching the movie Intersteller I am provoked to ask: where is our wanderlust? (What is that beep, beep, you hear? The 18wheelers backing up to enter the multiple holes in the plot? A critique for another time.) From our inception Humans have felt the need to...

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Children from other galaxies

I am a child from galaxies, far, far, too far away. We have lived among Humans since the beginning of Humanity. Our parents drop us off when they have adult things to do out in the universe. Earth is our playground, our daycare. We can do what ever we want, except we...

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Why I won’t miss Mr. Spock

The passing of Leonard Nimoy has all science fiction fans mourning his loss.  His prolific career ended admirably with a clever appearance as his iconic character, Mr. Spock on 2009’s rebooted Star Trek movie and a  reoccurring role on Fringe as the nefarious William...

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The Homeless in America, 2015

Homelessness in America and the rest of the world are like big, festering pimples on the ass. They’re there, you feel it but you don’t talk about it. And you try hard to keep them invisible. It's more fun to talk about the spoiled, rich entitled celebrities who drain...

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Ardyce Years

Writer, love movies and TV, attempting to make sense of the today's world.

“There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. ” Albert Einstein