Authors often struggle with depictions of emotions. We’re supposed to show them, describe them. For example, “she was surprised by this” is a big no-no, and considered lazy writing. 87 more words
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From a very young age, infants have a way of making their feelings known – contorted faces and howls indicate their displeasure with a meal or a damp diaper, a gummy smile their contentment, and a furrowed brow their puzzlement over a new discovery such as their thumb. 386 more words
What a great idea!
Our church recently started up a new thing that happens about once/month—it’s called, “Soup’s On.” Chris and I signed up to provide soup (we made one pot of sweet potato-carrot-red lentil-apple soup and one pot of Salmon Chowder) and bread for whoever wanted to come to our place for lunch. 182 more words
It’s Oscars time! I gather that by now, you have likely been flooded with speculations about who might win, what are the societal implications of the stories told by many of the nominated films, and whether the California rain will cause havoc on the red carpet. 654 more words