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Work/Life Balance, the Mommy-Wars, and Other Fabulous Beasts

The following is an excerpt from a work that currently exists only inside my head. I envision it as a sort of mashup between Ambrose Bierce’s  1,052 more words

Writing

“Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.”

“Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.”

- Ambrose Bierce, 1842 – 1914, American, editor, journalist, short story writer, satirist

Blog

Definition of the Day 11-16-14 -- Future

FUTURE, n. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness assured.

–Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary

Humor

STORIES FOR GRANDKIDS #2

THE DAMNED THING

by Ambrose Bierce (Public domain)

“So you like scary stories,” her uncle said.

“Yes, I like being scared.”

“Why do you like to be scared, little one?” 4,053 more words

Short Stories

Definition of the Day 11-10-14 -- Everlasting

EVERLASTING, adj. Lasting forever . . .

–Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary

Humor

Reading Bitter Bierce: The Weird Stories, Part 2

More Dead Bodies, Coincidences, and Interludes

“The Death of Halpin Frayser” is, like “A Holy Terror” and “A Watcher by the Dead”, another story with a plot where a character goes wandering for several years and is unhappily reunited with old acquaintances. 1,826 more words

Ambrose Bierce

"Beyond the Wall" a ghost story by Ambrose Bierce

I’ve often mentioned how much I enjoy looking for or noting coincidences in the random order of short story reading that the Deal Me In Challenge… 482 more words