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DP: Rights? Who said anything about ‘rights’?

Today’s Daily Post can only be labeled a ‘Pot Stirrer’ : Is access to medical care something that governments should provide, or is it better left to the private sector? Are there drawbacks to your choice? If by ‘access’ one means safe roads, by all means. Tax dollars fund those. If by ‘private sector’ one means professionals … Continue reading

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DP: I Got [99] Skills… but Good Grammar Ain’t One

The Daily Prompt asks, If you could choose to be a master (or mistress) of any skill in the world, which skill would you pick? Shouldn’t bloggers obviously pick the obvious? Writing, right? Only… ANY skill in the world. Mine. And not just the sort that I can sort of do and not wholly embarrass myself. I … Continue reading

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DP: High Plains & Wheat Fields — A Thirst Unquenched

Today’s prompt stirs a rare longing for home — the place of my growing up. Soon after I created commonchapters, I shared a piece I’d written about my dad, a high plains wheat farmer who worked the soil, prayed for rain, and loved his family. The prompt for today reminds me of him. Reminds me “Where … Continue reading

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DP: Religion & Politics — Who CAN we talk to?

“It’s never a good idea to discuss religion or politics with people you don’t really know.” Agree or disagree? Like discussing religion or politics with people you do know is a real party? Like discussing religion or politics with people you do know well (and therefore increasing the likelihood that the beliefs under discussion are … Continue reading