Daily Archives: July 13, 2013

Intelligent Design XII


This is my 200th blog article.  As I was uploading this flower I received an email telling me that my Facebook friend Rene Szilak Burghardt had posted this quote. I can’t imagine anything more fitting, and mystical – other than … Continue reading

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Intelligent Design XI


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Intelligent Design X


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Intelligent Design IX


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Friday Fictioneers 100-Word Story Challenge: Patterns


Patterns

“See that bird making feet patterns in the mudflats?”

“Yes, Granda.”

“You’re making patterns too.”

John looked down. “Can’t see any patterns.”

“Everywhere we go. Invisible, mostly.” He took out a photo.“What d’you see?”

“Goat. Big stone.”

“Gravestone. Marks where somebody’s buried. When you die, you stop making patterns. Feet patterns are stories about where feet’ve been. That goat, bird, their patterns tell you where they went to get food to care for their families. Creatures are for caring.”

“What are people for, Granda?”

“Same thing.”

“So people and creatures are the same.”

“No. Creatures don’t know they’re making patterns. People do.”
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