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Bob Leger
Earth, USA, California, under the big tree
Read, read, read. Think, think, think. Then, maybe, speak.
Interests: Science and Bible (they can go together), Green Bay Packers, Dallas Cowboys, forests, home improvement, writing, Country Music, comedy, spaghetti
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Joy, Peace, Hope, Love, a Christmas Advent Collection is now available in paperback on Amazon, and all these places in ebook format: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Rakuten kobo, Apple Books, Scribd, tolino, Bibliotheca, Baker & Taylor, Vivlio, Borrow Box. Use this link to jump to a provider: Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Daily Steps /
You're the President of the United States, and you schedule a talk to the nation for 10 am. But you delay. The talking heads on the news channels then have time to criticize over and over and over what you are about to say. They show picture after picture of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2021 at Daily Steps /
Part of my upcoming book about Christmas Advent, Joy, Peace, Hope, Love: Felix turned the rug over, the edge, to look at the back, the stitching. To most people that was the ugly side, but to Felix it told a great story of the quality, the workmanship. This was a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2021 at Stories /
Once upon a time there was a kid. This kid liked to look at things. He liked to see what they were doing, and he would wonder, why were they doing that? One time he saw an ant carrying a leaf. He kneeled down, then got lower, so he could... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2021 at Stories /
So excited. Now have three books moving to multiple platforms, at least in ebook form. So all those Barnes & Noble, and Apple fans have access too. Yippee! Mirrored Memories Sky Trails Tracks Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2021 at Stories /
Just stumbled on this lovely Christmas poem by Luci Shaw. Amazing. Mary's Song by Luci Shaw Blue homespun and the bend of my breast keep warm this small hot naked star fallen to my arms. (Rest... you who have had so far to come.) Now nearness satisfies the body of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2021 at Daily Steps /
From the upcoming revision of my Advent book, Joy, Peace, Hope, Love, the story of The Professor: This I call to mind, and therefore I have hope. Doctor Benjamin scooped up the remaining ungraded exam papers from his desk and stuffed them into an envelope and then into his bulging... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2021 at Stories /
Excerpt from upcoming novel: The stars are signs. That’s their purpose. Mud leaned back from the eyepiece and stretched his back, stiffening up in the cool night air. Fortunately the moon had set hours before and the sky was equal parts deep black and splashed with thousands of spilled diamonds.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2021 at Stories /
Stop pretending. Stop hiding. We the people are in grave danger. We don't even know who's really running the Executive Branch of the government - certainly not someone who was elected. Remember this line, spoken to Jack Ryan in Clear and Present Danger? "You took an oath, and I don't... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2021 at Daily Steps /
I never saw such pain. The draining, the shrinking, the dimming – and every degradation sucks your soul, crushes your heart, makes you less. How empty can you get? Very empty. It doesn’t hurt when you’re dead, but then, you’re dead. Something is still flowing in your brain, in your... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2021 at Stories /
Learning more about digital publishing all the time. Just discovered that Draft2Digital provides a service of publishing an ebook to multiple publishers all at once. That means people who have accounts at any of these stores can use that account. So I've published Mirrored Memories, a fun mystery involving Route... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2021 at Stories /
(Part of my greatly expanded Christmas Advent book, Joy, Peace, Hope, Love, due out in late August.) The cold wind drove the rain through the streets, splashing angrily off towering concrete and glass pretenders to the throne of money and icy hearts. Curtis D’Angelo futilely turned up the collar of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2021 at Stories /
Let me tell you about when a friend of mine, a big man, wanted to tell a story. I don’t know where if came from - him, or if he just heard it himself. It was like this: Once upon a time, a brave knight was riding through the country... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2021 at Stories /
Edith Burke From the website, a picture of a very unknown soldier, Miss Edith Alberta Burke, a missionary in China, Egypt and Sudan. The website notes “Khartoum has a Commonwealth War Graves cemetery, as well as a civilian one. Here, the tombstone of one very late missionary, part of... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2021 at Daily Steps /
Jesus: I am the light of the world. Pharisees: You bear witness about yourself. That’s not true. Jesus: It is true. My witness is true. I am the one who bears witness about myself, and the Father bears witness about me also. Jesus: I go to my Father. Pharisees: Who?... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2021 at Daily Steps /
Malcolm Gladwell, in Blink, tells of a marriage counselor who evaluates a couple's chances of success by examining their facial expressions when they are just chatting together. His team does 'thin slices' - fractions of a second - and categorizes what they reveal about the person's feelings at that moment.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2021 at Daily Steps /
Just playing around with Magneto font. Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2021 at Daily Steps /
David Satter's book, Age of Delirium, describes the fall of the Soviet Union from the viewpoint of the people inside - workers, doctors, politicians, dissidents, and many of the mainstream "common people". It's not new news, of course, but I'd... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2021 at Underground and Overhead
The old carpenter turned on the lights and walked into his shop, and was immediately horrified. She had cleaned it again, his housekeeper. She probably got the boy to help her. He sighed. She meant well, but the hair on the back of his neck stood up in irritation. Didn’t... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2021 at Stories /
Just finished The 1776 Report, released last month just before Trump left office. Summary: America was founded on the principles outlined in the Declaration of Independence, specifically that all men are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights: life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. All men are created... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2021 at Daily Steps /
Amos 4:13 For behold, he who forms the mountains and creates the wind, and declares to man what is his thought, who makes the morning darkness, and treads on the heights of the earth — the LORD, the God of hosts, is his name! Hebrews 7:25 Consequently, he is able... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2021 at Daily Steps /
A book by Daniel J. Mahoney, subtitled "How the Religion of Humanity Subverts Christianity". Quotes: The humanitarian lie is in important respects less horrifying than the totalitarian one, but it is rooted in the same contempt for the political nature of man and the same ignorance of the human soul... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2021 at Daily Steps /
Or Galt's Gulch? Asking for a friend. Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2021 at Daily Steps /
Discovered on Ace of Spades website, A Balloon Site, Coventry by Laura Knight. According to Wikipedia: shows a team of women hoisting a barrage balloon into position with the chimneys of industrial Coventry in the background surrounding the spire of Coventry Cathedral. WAAC commissioned the work as a propaganda tool... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2021 at Daily Steps /
Ginger stood up, moved across the room, sat down, then got up again and returned to where she started. Her mother Mabel watched her with amusement. Something was obviously on her daughter’s mind, Mabel just wished she would spit it out. But she waited patiently. Little David was asleep in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2020 at Stories /