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El Moore phone home…

“Tell me more about this …Detroit…” Deputy Supreme Commander and Captain Vixra 5!, seated in the command navigation module next to Vixra 5?, who had asked the question, waved his five arms back and forth in the commonly understood demonstration of joy and exultation. His three sets of eyes, located at the ends of long …

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Nighty night, St. Benedict

“Saint Benedict of Nursia, Nursia also spelled Norcia    (born c. 480, Nursia [Italy]—died c. 547, Monte Cassino; feast day July 11, formerly March 21), founder of the Benedictine monastery at Monte Cassino and father of Western monasticism; the rule that he established became the norm for monastic living throughout Europe. In 1964, in view of the work of monks following the Benedictine Rule in the evangelization and civilization of so many European …

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Why I mark the date

The beginning and the end… I am sleeping when it begins. The hard scratching, like the sound of a heavy nail against an unforgiving surface. And there is breathing, although I am uncertain of the source. At first, as I become slowly aware, I think possibly it is a small child. But then I remember I …

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