Old is Gold

I received this lovely hardcover of Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass from my best friend, Denise. Thank you so much for this beautiful gift! 290 more words


What Is The Measure of Your Success?

Henry Ford was the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and an avid inventor. He actually held 161 patents for a variety of inventions and products. 132 more words

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Went on a hike last weekend to clear my head. Things have gotten quite busy for me around here! I’m so captivated by this new Florida landscape in which I am living. 105 more words


What I Learned About Being a Writer From Lewis Carroll Part 4

The White Knight as Writer

         “I see you’re admiring my little box,” the Knight said in a friendly tone. “It’s my own invention — to keep clothes and sandwiches in.

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Writing Life

Day 271 - Frabjous day!

“O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!”
He chortled in his joy.*


This morning my impatience got the better of me, and I emailed the case officer to point out we were nearly into our… 97 more words


Experience and the Light of Contentment

As a general rule, how we see and respond to things in life depends on our own experience.

Upon the death of Charles Dickens, Dean Arthur Penrhyn Stanley delivered a memorial eulogy, praising Dickens for showing by his own example that… 120 more words

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taking shape

Happy weekend! I’m thrilled to say that I’ve successfully completed my first week as a graduate student! Huzzah! Things are starting to fall into place for me, and I’m beginning to settle in and come into my own in my new home. 399 more words

Eat Me!