Category Archives: Writing

Candid Comments

Blog posts are planned, considered, edited. Comments are not, they are spontaneous. That is where the good stuff lives. Did you ever submit a comment, then sit back and wonder how it would be received ? Did I just say … Continue reading

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Wookin’ Pa Nub

With internet access, it is easy to verify song lyrics. It might just be taking away the mystery, and a bit of fun. When artists created their LP (Long Playing) record albums in the past, they would often include printed … Continue reading

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One Minute

“In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing.”  Vincent VanGogh  

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The Million Dollar Tip

He didn’t have change to tip the courier who brought a message to his Tokyo hotel room. So Albert Einstein wrote him a brief note on hotel stationery, telling him it might be of some value later. The 1922 message … Continue reading

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Me Too ?

There is a form of collective PTSD that has emerged from the Twitter campaign started by actress Alyssa Milano, #Me Too. Millions of women and many men have responded. It is not just about Hollywood’s casting couch culture. My Facebook … Continue reading

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The Lady in the Van

“And what I’ve learned, and maybe she taught me, is that you don’t put yourself into what you write. You find yourself there.” Alan Bennett . This brilliant insight comes from the British playwright, author, actor as he recounts the … Continue reading

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Out of the Attic

Our mission was to clear out the attic. It runs the full length of the ranch style home that was built for my husband’s family in 1954. They have been filling it with stuff since then. It did not/does not … Continue reading

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