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Not meaning to offend, but…

Taken from the blogosphere: This blog is written to suit me, the writer. The writer hopes that what suits the writer will suit a few readers; but, if not, it will make no difference. No reader, subscriber, or body of … Continue reading

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a shroud of despair

Winston Churchill’s famous quip about Russia, “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.” Chicago Tribune Praise for Absire’s “Lazarus. “…Blackness here is wrapped in gloom inside a shroud of despair within a veil of dreariness enveloped by a … Continue reading

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… Things to do with the rest of your life, by Robert Wilkins

Make audio and video recordings of you and your relatives Organize your stuff and get rid of the junk Donate unneeded things to charity Identify and date your photos Write your own family cookbook Make time for important things Learn … Continue reading

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The English Language by Richard Lederer

English is the most widely spoken language in the history of the world. It is used in some way by at least one out of every seven human beings. Half of the world’s books are written in English. The majority of … Continue reading

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Writing “good” is hard work. Read this quote by Ira Glass

“Nobody tells this to people who are beginners, I wish someone told me. All of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste. But there is this gap. For the first couple years you … Continue reading

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