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To the Moon – Got to Love Selene and Luna

To all those who got the classical references in this title, I salute you. And to those who looked it up on Wikipedia I applaud you, and if you’re still reading this already too long appraisal then you’ve passed the endurance test. 698 more words


Thoughts: The Wayward Bus

The Wayward Bus by John Steinbeck
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I don’t care at all about what the bus represents.

It might shine as a dumpy emblem of the American journey to either the realization or implosion of our future plans. 366 more words

John Steinbeck

under the same sun

Why do we talk about the weather as much as we do?

I’ve started working at Whole Foods Market once again and the talk of Autumn drips off tongues. 259 more words

Homeward Bound

I’m sitting at the departure gate in JFK having a quick flick through the hundreds of photos I’ve taken over the last two months. This was not the wisest decision. 1,113 more words


Golden in the Morning

I don’t have nearly enough hours in the day, so I’ve created more.

Sleeping is giving in so lift those heavy eyelids.

Lately, I’ve been spending some time with someone who enjoys a three hour morning before they actually go off to work. 242 more words

Tips by Steinbeck

6 Writing Tips — John Steinbeck

1. Abandon the idea that you are ever going to finish. Lose track of the 400 pages and write just one page for each day. 231 more words

Writing Helps

"Yes," he smiled.

Every writer has  something that sets their teeth on edge. The misplaced apostrophe, the homonym error, the dangling modifier… For me the thing most likely to make me squirm is badly used identification tags. 1,229 more words