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Good News and Better News

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The good news is, it's 22 minutes long.The better news is, it seems even faster.The good news is, it's hosted by Jonathan Richard Cring.The better news is, he's not a stick.The good news is, the human race is not lost.The better news is, so life doesn't suck.

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The good news is, it's 22 minutes long.The better news is, it seems even faster.The good news is, it's hosted by Jonathan Richard Cring.The better news is, he's not a stick.The good news is, the human race is not lost.The better news is, so life doesn't suck.

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God doesn’t have to be Creepy

By DollieC - May 08 2018
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Wonderful, thought provoking, and topical.

Thought provoking.

By Angycring - Mar 16 2018
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Incredibly thought provoking and poignant material.

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156 Ratings
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156
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God doesn’t have to be Creepy

By DollieC - May 08 2018
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Wonderful, thought provoking, and topical.

Thought provoking.

By Angycring - Mar 16 2018
Read more
Incredibly thought provoking and poignant material.
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Good News and Better News

Updated about 1 month ago

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The good news is, it's 22 minutes long.The better news is, it seems even faster.The good news is, it's hosted by Jonathan Richard Cring.The better news is, he's not a stick.The good news is, the human race is not lost.The better news is, so life doesn't suck.

Rank #1: Good News 022027 Free At Last - 22718 5.56 PM

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Cring takes us on a journey to racial relations in America over the years, discovering that the absence of a definitive decision to accept one another opens the door to all sorts of bigotry.

Mingling humor, a little history and what Mr. Cring dubs "mestory"--the merging of "me" and "history," he illuminates the listener on everything from the Civil War to the latest Black Panther movie.

Feb 27 2018
20 mins
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Rank #2: Willing but Weak (Our Factual Actual)

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In search of our factual actual, Cring explains that the spirit may be willing and the flesh weak, but we can still find great paths to success.

Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade. 

We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless.

Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/.

Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two.

And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order.

We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

Oct 23 2018
17 mins
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Rank #3: Christmas Makes God Possible

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Christmas is what makes God wise.

Cring takes us on a backstage tour of the Bethlehem cast--what really happened when they collided together to create everlasting theater.

Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade. 

We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless.

Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/.

Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two.

And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order.

We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

Dec 11 2018
23 mins
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Rank #4: Culture Club (Oh boy, George!)

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Culture.

The root word is “cult.”

Has America become an armed camp of little groups, hovering together to protect themselves while attacking the others?

 Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade. 

We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless.

Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/.

Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two.

And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order.

We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

Oct 30 2018
14 mins
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Rank #5: The New Mother Nature Takin' Over

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Mother Nature.

Cring explains why Mother is just naturally trying to talk to us. She is Spirit Two, of God.

Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade. 

We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless.

Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/.

Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two.

And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order.

We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

Feb 19 2019
13 mins
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Rank #6: When It's Fun It's Done or Does Go Mean Grow? (Age 6 to 10)

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Age 6 to 10 is great fun, as long as your kids have already learned that "no means no." If they have, you can let them go--but only if they grow. Cring explains how.

Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade. 

We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless.

Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/.

Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two.

And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order.

We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

Apr 02 2019
13 mins
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Rank #7: Goody Goody, Dumb Stops

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Good is supposed to make the dumb stop. If good doesn't do it, the dumb not only continues but can grow.

Finding good makes the dumb stop. Cring takes us on the mission.

Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade. 

We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless.

Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/.

Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two.

And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order.

We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

Mar 12 2019
18 mins
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Rank #8: Habits of Wise Men

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Following some traveling tips from these wise men, Cring examines what prompted them to chase a star.

Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade. 

We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless.

Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/.

Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two.

And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order.

We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

Dec 04 2018
11 mins
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Rank #9: Spirit 3 Is Me

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The pursuit of God normally begins by looking next door, after a careful glance in the mirror. Because the Spirit of God is found in humanity--and that starts with ME.

Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade. 

We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless.

Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/.

Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two.

And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order.

We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

Feb 26 2019
13 mins
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Rank #10: On the Fly (Learning How to Fly)

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Sometimes it’s hard to get perspective if you can’t rise above the problem. On his 50th podcast, Cring encourages us to learn how to fly.

Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade. 

We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless.

Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/.

Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two.

And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order.

We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

Jan 22 2019
13 mins
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Rank #11: Humans Are Tomatoes or How I Learned to Salsa

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Cring takes us to the garden to prove we’re all tomatoes, looking for a way to be saucy.

Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade. 

We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless.

Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/.

Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two.

And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order.

We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

Nov 13 2018
15 mins
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Rank #12: Diminished Capacity (The Dumbing of America)

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Are Americans dumb?

Cring takes a journey back to a memory from his childhood, offering a warning about how the American public is being cheated out of an opportunity to be intelligent and engaged.

Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade. 

We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless.

Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/.

Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two.

And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order.

We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

Jan 15 2019
14 mins
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Rank #13: No Kidding (Does No Mean No?)

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Having raised six sons, Cring sits down and talks about the building blocks that generate the character in young humans which will make them valuable to the future Earthscape.

Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade. 

We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless.

Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/.

Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two.

And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order.

We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

Mar 26 2019
20 mins
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Rank #14: We Dont Have to Be As Stupid As We Appear

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Cring starts off the New Year with an intelligent challenge: let's question whether the new ideas are really new at all.

Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade. 

We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless.

Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/.

Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two.

And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order.

We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

Jan 01 2019
17 mins
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Rank #15: What the hell (heaven) is a spirit?

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If there is a God, what would God be like if we actually decided to believe in God and God cared one little bit about our belief?

Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade. 

We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless.

Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/.

Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two.

And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order.

We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

Feb 05 2019
15 mins
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Rank #16: Ain't Got a Prayer

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Our Father, Which...we see on weekends...

Cring, with apparently no sense of fearing for his professional life, decides to take on the ambiguous nature of prayer, and begins a series on how connecting with ourselves and the world around us might commence.

Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade. 

We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless.

Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/.

Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two.

And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order.

We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

Jan 29 2019
13 mins
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Rank #17: Mind Benders (or Two Brain Drains)

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Mind-bending brain drains.

Our thinking is the last stop off before doing. So Cring takes this podcast to examine two areas where we get stalled on the way to success.

Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade. 

We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless.

Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/.

Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two.

And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order.

We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

Nov 27 2018
14 mins
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Rank #18: Good for Goodness Sake

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Good for goodness sake…

Santa Claus is coming to town to see if anybody is interested in doing good for goodness sake. What does this mean?

Cring takes us on a journey to visit the brain of the Great Claus.

Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade. 

We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless.

Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/.

Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two.

And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order.

We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

Dec 24 2018
15 mins
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Rank #19: Election Day (A Two Party Checkover )

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Election Day.

In a land where voting has become the symbol of virtue, Cring suggests that perhaps the true virtue lies in questioning voting.

Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade. 

We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless.

Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/.

Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two.

And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order.

We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

Nov 06 2018
18 mins
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Rank #20: The Core of Four Virtues for Our Time

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A quartet of virtues for planet habitation.

Are there certain things that are necessary to make sure we can get along with one another while traveling through our lives?

Cring takes on these issues and suggests four that might smooth out the rough places.

Good news and better news: a weekly podcast where we endeavor to put the pin back in the grenade. 

We just take a little time to talk some common sense, laugh a lot, sometimes play some music, and leave refreshed. After all, humanity isn't really hopeless--we just have a tendency to act helpless.

Be sure to also check out Cring's daily blog: Jonathots Daily Blog, a bit of entertaining inspiration with a humorous twist--and a different approach every day. It can be found at https://jonathots.wordpress.com/.

Then there's Jonathots, Jr.!  "A Thoughtful Way to Start Your Day" in just a sentence of two.

And don't fail to check out Words from Dic(tionary)--Jonathan's mostly humorous take on the definitions of words--in the dictionary order.

We invite you to join us on this journey. We've decided to abstain the race--we just want to enjoy the human walk together.

Jan 08 2019
12 mins
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