The thing about being around children and dogs is that they force you to live in the present. Sure there is a little examining of the past (“…but you said”) and some forays into the future (“When’s lunch?” “What’s for supper?”), but mostly it’s about right here and right now. 567 more words
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If you ever write a book, I hope you’ll be able to say this when you’re finished.
Here’s what Kurt Vonnegut said about finishing Slaughterhouse Five
Dresden holds a special place in my heart. I rarely have anything positive to say about my family. My grandfather left Dresden, the place where he grew up as a boy, to escape the growing Nazi rule and to fight on the side of the Allies in World War 2. 426 more words