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Five Faves: Quotes to Encourage Your Writing

What’s your story? Have you started writing it yet? Maybe you suspect you have a story inside you, but don’t know where to start. Or you’re having doubts about whether it’s even worth telling. 483 more words


On Sports as a Mirror of Civilization

Ernest Hemingway once famously stated that there are only three sports: bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering; all the rest are merely games.

It’s a good thing Ernest isn’t around today.   1,286 more words

Political Correctness

Fool for Thought

Wrist to Forehead Sunday morphs painfully into Middle-aged Musings Monday. Well, I’m still middle-aged, but I don’t have any musings. Instead I have a bad case of “I Can’t Write About THAT!” It is paralyzing. 338 more words


PAINT THE TOWN READ: Preparing for Key West

We’ll be stopping in Key West for a day or so after our cruise. Just like the trip, the Paint the Town Read list is short, and will probably be housed on my new Kindle (his name is Gideon). 60 more words


Monday quote

“If a writer stops observing he is finished. Experience is communicated by small details intimately observed.”
Ernest Hemingway

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