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Announcing the New As It Ought To Be Magazine

We are excited to announce that on Monday, As It Ought To Be will be moving to a new site with a new name: As It Ought To Be Magazine ( But don’t worry, all the old content and features … Continue reading

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Dolly Floats

  Dolly Floats By Stephen Roger Powers   Dolly Floats               2012 Pigeon Forge raised Dolly up on eagle’s wings, and she flew on those wings of an eagle while the eagle stared down … Continue reading

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Remembering the Great Flood in the Frozen Food Aisle

  Remembering the Great Flood in the Frozen Food Aisle By Ronnie Sirmans   REMEMBERING THE GREAT FLOOD IN THE FROZEN FOOD AISLE 0 g. Zero grams: No trans fats, according to the big numeral and letter on the label. … Continue reading

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Creatures of Our Better Nature

  Creatures of Our Better Nature By John Dorsey   Creatures of Our Better Nature as i stop to watch the gossip of a bluebird through a dirty glass window i think it is november & i’m sipping champagne on … Continue reading

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When I Was a Child

  When I Was a Child By Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal   When I Was a Child When I was a child I had no need for tennis shoes. I walked the unpaved  roads of Zacatepec in sandals sometimes barefoot and shirtless. We … Continue reading

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Robbie the Owl

  Robbie the Owl By Ryan Quinn Flanagan   Robbie the Owl My wife and I watch this show about this owl who is not fit for the wild and has imprinted on humans. His name is Robbie the Owl. … Continue reading

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Small Gifts

– Small Gifts By Steve Cushman   Small Gifts She held the ball of dryer lint out for me said this will help you start a fire.  It was the night before my first camping trip with my son’s Boy Scout … Continue reading

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