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A long weekend in the present.

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

Life & Love

Let's Dance. Also, Read Books.

First, let’s start off with a little music which you should get up right now and dance to.

Done? OK.

I forget sometimes, especially when I’m writing ( 508 more words


How To Know You've Reached The Peak Of Your Writing Career

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


Kurt Vonnegut - #105/365

As you’ve probably gathered, writers make up a large part of ‘things I am grateful for’. Most of them thus far have been poets. 271 more words


Books on Sunday: Slaughterhouse 5

Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut

I didn’t actually know much about Slaughterhouse 5 before I started reading it, I just knew it was on my list of books to read before I die and it was about or after World War II. 44 more words


A Special Place in my Heart

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


'Slaughterhouse 5' - Kurt Vonnegut

After having waited a shamefully long time to delve into this classic novel, I finally got down to reading it, and it certainly did not disappoint. 406 more words