Category Archives: Humor

In Search of Jeremiah Johnson, Mountain Man (Part II)

Part II – An inconvenient historic truth and a question: When “some folks say he’s up there still,” who is “he”? In my effort to follow the trail of Jeremiah Johnson, I thought it might helpful to know more about … Continue reading

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In Search of Jeremiah Johnson, Mountain Man (Part I)

Note: When I was in my 20s I truly believed that I would spend my life living more or less self-sufficiently in the woods.  Alas, physical disability cut short that dream (perhaps for my own good).  So I wrote this … Continue reading

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Quirky Contemplations: Non-sequitur Jokes

QC Koan: If you can see to the level of thought, can you then think to the level of sight? True story: As a young man I worked with a partially blind 16 year-old boy who had a degree of … Continue reading

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Myth/Humor: The Wizard of Oz Meets Star Wars

Why should THE WIZARD OF OZ be linked in any way with STAR WARS? Because, because, because….because THE WIZARD OF OZ is the greatest American fairy tale, and because STAR WARS (parts 3-5) may be the most popular modern American … Continue reading

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Creative Mythology: Flower Angels

A flower angel is not the same as a nature spirit, at least not in the universe of this creative mythology.  For mythology’s sake, we’ll just say that flower angels are like patron saints, except they were never human.  For … Continue reading

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