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About arjaybe

Jim has fought forest fires and controlled traffic in the air and on the sea. Now he writes stories.

Continental Drift

Alfred Wegener had a lot of evidence for continental drift, but he didn’t have an explanation for how they did it. He had the curious way South America and Africa looked as if they should fit together. This was noticed … Continue reading

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The Plainsrunner – Chapters 13 & 14

Chapter 13 is the beginning of Part Two – The City. Sage finally reaches the city and learns that what Street told her about it is true. Download chapters 13 & 14 of The Plainsrunner at OliverOnline. (Leza’s post is … Continue reading

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The Plainsrunner – Chapter 12

Chapter 12 marks the end of Part One. Adorned with her trophies, Sage continues her trek. It has been about a month and she thinks she must be getting close to her destination, when she comes upon a sentinel tree. … Continue reading

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The Plainsrunner – Chapter 11

The serialization of The Plainsrunner continues with Chapter Eleven – The Savage. After dealing with the day flier, Sage spends some time talking to her glider and trying to figure out what it is. She also explores the savage side … Continue reading

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The Plainsrunner – Chapters 9 & 10

It’s another two-chapter week again. Last week Sage began her long trek south, and learned how dangerous it was to be alone out there. This week she has to deal with a persistent day flier that wants to carry her … Continue reading

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The Plainsrunner – Chapters 7 & 8

There are two chapters again this week. In chapter six, Sage said good-bye to her friend, Tallgrass, then was attacked by a night stalker. This week she begins her long trek south, and learns how dangerous it can be to … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s and Pollution

Researchers have found evidence of a link between living in a polluted megacity and developing Alzheimer’s. (Read my previous Alzheimer Disease posts, one with a correlation to a cynical, distrustful nature, and one looking at the syndrome’s roots early in … Continue reading

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Alfred Wegener

Alfred Lothar Wegener was born in Berlin, Germany on November 1st, 1880. He was the youngest of the five children of Richard Wegener, clergyman, theologian and classical language teacher. The family was well-off enough to own a vacation home, as … Continue reading

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The Plainsrunner – Chapter 6

Just one chapter this week, since it’s a normal size. Last time, Sage experimented with her glider, and that led to her first encounter with a day flier. In this chapter she spends some time close to the village, not … Continue reading

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The Plainsrunner – Chapters 4 & 5

There are two chapters together today, because one of them is pretty small. In chapter three, Sage learned a little about the artifact, but just enough to make her wonder even more. Today she experiments a little with it, and … Continue reading

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