Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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Bigfoot, God, and Ghosts share one common factor that nobody can deny, they truly are, in all basics, just myths. I can hear it already, ringing in my ears, questioning me where I can get off making such a statement. So, I will give y'all my answer in advance this time and it is this, prove me wrong. I don't usually like bogging down my blog with my own personal opinion of God but I found myself having a particular conversation with a neighbor of mine this weekend. I will say, based on my own observations, that he is very self-immersed in being a devout believer in God. How do I know? Fair... Read More

Arriving yesterday, we’ve turned off the Eyre Highway towards the Great Australian Bight – careering down a steep escarpment across dunes and a rocky 4WD track – to 50km southeast of Cocklebiddy; the old Eyre telegraph station.

In the morning we meet Shirley while sitting on the veranda drinking coffee. Shirley has a weathered face despite the permanent fixture of a wide-brimmed calico hat; a look that’s incongruous with her old-school English. She’s a volunteer here at the research station, an amateur naturalist and historian. She brushes a fly from her mouth; the standard Outback salute.... Read More

My favorite books as a child are still my favorite, The Narnia Chronicles by C.S. Lewis, excluding the Bible, of course. It does seem ridiculous that my favorite books are a children's series because I am an English Literature major, who has read thousands of masterpieces,classics, novels, poems, essays and articles. What can I say?? When I am asked, “What is your favorite book?”, The Narnia Chronicles immediately pop into my mind. I smile and all else fades into the background.

I read the entire series again about ten years ago and I was delighted. C.S. Lewis manages to reveal profound... Read More

After over 25 years working in social services and with many types of issues, if I have learned anything, it is that we all have the ability to make a difference in this world. I have witnessed this over and over again. Too often people are written off in our "throw away" society. Let me explain what I mean by this...and I am certainly not saying this is always the case. I would like to think that as society has become more educated ; they have a better understanding and have more compassion thus. I always say "walk a mile in someones shoes before you judge them " . This certainly would... Read More

They sit in the kitchen – Mr and Mrs L – overlooking a backyard of woodpiles, wheelbarrows and tussocks of native grass. It’s early autumn. The pungent scent of the last of a rambling Chinese jasmine wafts across the yard and mingles with the smell of last night’s rain. The weekend menagerie headcount is underway over fruit toast and espresso.

Being Saturday, it’ll be hours before Little L, now 19 years old, emerges to join the human race. Inheriting Mrs L's good looks, he’s prone to late nights and a string of girlfriends.

At the rear of the yard the chickenhouse sits under giant... Read More


Okay! Let's get straight down to tin-tacks. No Carbon Tax. No ego-tripping. No hogwash. No repetitious 'shrink' lolly-gagging claptrap about my mental fitness to exfoliate on my hairy 'experimental' theories on the human brain, mind, soul,and those bereft of same. It is the year 19I0. My name is Dr Grimnberit. Shrink to the 'Stars': animal, vegetable, mineral, small dogs, etc., and I only charge by the thought. Thought that would suck your thinking caps in.

I have just finished my doctorate expose on why learned... Read More

Happy Historian Melanie Jean Juneau Introduces The Passions and Talents of Barbara MacDonaldA Survivor Helps Other Survivors

After reading Barbara's warm, from the heart articles on BrooWaha, it is difficult to believe that this woman endured a hard childhood in the foster care system after a rape at age 7. Then, I realized that it is precisely because she is a survivor of sexual abuse that her passion in life is to help others, especially rape victims. Wounded people sense this healing gift and are drawn to her. Why strangers have even come up to her and started talking about their... Read More

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