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// Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Today's Tendril...

Relationships are often complicated and can get tied in knots.

Don't be a force that tightens the knots.

Copyright 2015 Christopher V. DeRobertis. All rights reserved.

// Monday, July 27, 2015

Today's Tendril... (Remixed)

A good idea is often the casualty of forgetting to remember it later.

 
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Original version appears in the collection, Tendrils 4.

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// Sunday, July 26, 2015

Birds of a Feather

Birds of a Feather Copyright 2015 Christopher V. DeRobertis. All rights reserved. insilentpassage.com

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// Friday, July 24, 2015

Characters Within (Interis Dieagolis) 4

"Sometimes you have to live dangerously in order to live," said Risk, excitedly.

"That's just plain stupid," snapped Common Sense.

"So long as you're willing to start with a bit of forethought, you'll finish with the exhilaration of an adventure without being irresponsible and without being sidelined," said Balance, calmly.

Copyright 2015 Christopher V. DeRobertis. All rights reserved.

This text composition is a work of fiction. Names, places, institutions, events, incidents, characters, persons, locations, contexts, scenes, scenarios, symbols, glyphs, iconography, and/or organizations either are products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Full Creative Writing Disclaimer.

// Thursday, July 23, 2015

Today's Tendril... Alone, I Sat

Today's Tendril... Alone, I Sat Copyright 2015 Christopher V. DeRobertis. All rights reserved. insilentpassage.com

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This visual-and-text composition is a work of fiction. Names, places, institutions, events, incidents, characters, persons, locations, contexts, scenes, scenarios, symbols, glyphs, iconography, and/or organizations either are products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Full Creative Writing Disclaimer.

Today's Tendril...

Some say life is a chapter book.

If so, then don't allow the Devil to be your ghost writer.

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// Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Essence of a Father

Eyes of a hawk.
Strike of a viper.
Fire of a dragon.
Heart of a lion.
Soul of a dove.

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// Monday, July 20, 2015

Today's Tendril... (Remixed)

A good idea becomes a casualty of good intentions when the prospect of hard work smashes the lightbulb above your head.

 
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Original version appears in the collection, Tendrils 4.

Copyright 2015 Christopher V. DeRobertis. All rights reserved.

// Sunday, July 19, 2015

Innovation

Innovation Copyright 2015 Christopher V. DeRobertis. All rights reserved. insilentpassage.com
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Today's Tendril...

Pain is like a jackhammer when you're the asphalt.

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// Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Today's Tendril...

Context sensitive — knowing when to be a fly on the wall and knowing when to be the spider.

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// Sunday, July 12, 2015

Today's Tendril...

You don't define salvation.

Salvation defines you.

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// Friday, July 10, 2015

Today's Tendril...

You know you're stressed when you worry about where you left your worry stone.

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// Thursday, July 09, 2015

Today's Tendril... (Remixed)

A good idea is often the casualty of tweaking, reworking, and basically not leaving well enough alone.

 
About

Original version appears in the collection, Tendrils 4.

Copyright 2015 Christopher V. DeRobertis. All rights reserved.

// Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Ceremony in the Woods

Ceremony in the Woods Copyright 2015 Christopher V. DeRobertis. All rights reserved. insilentpassage.com
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Original photograph by M. DeRobertis. (Used with kind permission.)

Artwork and unreality by C. DeRobertis.

Dedicated to D, with deepest thanks.

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Today's Tendril...

Striving for perfection should be its own circle of Hell.

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// Monday, July 06, 2015

Today's Tendril...

The heart may belong to art, but the wallet belongs to capitalism.


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// Sunday, July 05, 2015

Today's Tendril...

Sometimes you need to walk in circles before walking the straight line.

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// Saturday, July 04, 2015

Today's Tendril... (Remixed)

In those "defining moments in life," absolutes tend to become one of three things:
  • Absolute knots
  • Absolutely not
  • Absolutely naught

 
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Original version appears in the collection, Tendrils 4.

Copyright 2015 Christopher V. DeRobertis. All rights reserved.

Today's Tendril... Now and Next

Today's Tendril... Now and Next Copyright 2015 Christopher V. DeRobertis. All rights reserved. insilentpassage.com

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// Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Nature is Your Church

If nature is your church, then how do you explain...
  • Venomous: snakes, spiders, sea creatures
  • Alligators, sharks, sea lamprey
  • H5N1 Bird Flu, Ebola, Lyme Disease
  • Poisonous: plants, frogs, mushrooms
  • Ice ages, dinosaur extinction, human evolution – and especially the "evolution" of the human brain, which went from pre-fire "intelligence" to the Big Bang theory in the "blink of an eye" (evolutionarily speaking)

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