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When Exclamation Is Not The Point

Communicating nowadays is like tiptoeing through a minefield. Words have been the chief medium of communication since shortly after our ancestors crawled out of the primordial ooze.   We’ve witnessed a revolution in the last decade in how those words are … Continue reading

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Good Writing vs. Kim Kardashian’s Butt

  It has been a heck of a week. An old post of mine, R.I.P. Bunny Bixler, went mini-viral last week. Someone with a lot of followers pushed a link to this post on Facebook, and I still don’t know … Continue reading

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I Love Old People – All Of You

I’m a fake. A couple of years ago, desperate to get my name in print, I convinced a local baby boomers magazine to let me do an occasional column.  I agreed to take out an expensive business ad in return, … Continue reading

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Next Stop, Total World Domination

It was a busy week around here. The last 7 days brought good news, good times, and lots of stepping out…out of my comfort zone. Good News: I was excited and humbled that my last post, Why I Would Rather … Continue reading

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Confessions Of A Serial Tweaker

I’m convinced that the secret to good writing is effective rewriting. I’m also convinced that I take it too far. How I envy the easy, breezy, off-the-cuff writer. That’s not me.  I’m a serial “tweaker.” No, I don’t mean “twerker” … Continue reading

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My New Year’s Resolution: Screw That

I sat down today to list the many ways in which I stink. This annual cataloging of faults (with accompanying promises to do better) is a practice better known as making New Year’s resolutions. Coming up with raw material was … Continue reading

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Thank You, Blogs I Follow. Thanks For Nothing.

I love you. I hate you. I love your wonderful words, spun out like thread, woven into intricate tapestries that are by turns gossamer light or substantial as a good, wool blanket.  I love your glorious images; photos that capture … Continue reading

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