May 8, 2022

#180 - Extra Men

A short story from 1918 about a grandmother who helps a troop of soldiers headed to the Great War.

Yesterday Bodhi and I went out for a walk in the Spring rain and I thought about how all the birds and flowers of spring remind me that each day is a new opportunity for change. I made a little video about it, and if you like to see that, it’s on my Tiktok and Instagram. If you'd like to see it, it's up on TikTok at or on Instagram at

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photo of Erik