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About hermitsdoor

Up here in the mountains, we have a saying, "You can't get there from here", which really means "We wouldn't go the trouble to do that". Another concept is that "If you don't know, we ain't telling." For the rest, you'll have to read between the lines.

Give Us This Day: A Year of Devotion

When I was in college, I had a friend who was into reincarnation, past lives, etc.  She told me that I was a Chines monk some centuries before.  Cool idea.  As I do not consider the past, nor the future, … Continue reading

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Interpretation

interpretation: (n) an understanding of an event, situation, or text according to pre-existing assumptions

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Naughty or Nice? The Who’s Keeping Track?

You know the tune… “He knows when you are sleeping/He knows when you’re awake/He knows whose been good or bad….”.  Santa Claus keeps the list of naughty & nice kids.  Of course, St. Peter at the Pearly Gates has a … Continue reading

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Farm Life: Dollar General Diner

The Mrs. has been away Christmas Market hopping this past week.  I have been left to tend to the cabin, critters, and my own meals.  Certainly the Mrs. offered to set up meal for me, but being a liberated-male, I … Continue reading

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Power

power (n): a force sufficient to act on an object to create an effect or movement

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving (n): traditional holiday in USA on which we contemplate what we are grateful for in our lives, usually followed by lots of food and family fun

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Faith of Our Fathers (and Mothers)

Spending a week with one’s parents as they age, helping with meals, running errands, and keeping up with family and friends, walking alone from home to Dad’s assisted living facility twice each day, and waking up on East Coast time, … Continue reading

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