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October Quote Week # 4

“The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.” – Thomas Jefferson



I sat down in the break room of my retail gig and pulled my bright green 2” binder from my messenger bag. Over three hundred pages heavy, the binder made a sizable thump on the table. 651 more words


Chapter 12 - Language Use

Following Impromptu Speeches, we looked closely at the importance of Language Use when outlining, writing, and performing a public presentation or speech. In class we emphasized several key terms that understood collectively will help you modify your speeches for maximum a/effect. 506 more words

Imagined Extraordinary.

I live in a lovely place. I’ve only ever lived in lovely places and this is something I can appreciate now and hopefully will appreciate forever. 610 more words

Creative Writing

More Fun with Old Lexicons of English: biological

The concept tripping me up linguistically today is how a man of the early 1800s might have expressed “biological child” when referring to making sure a baby born in wedlock was, well, … 152 more words


Her Fair Skin

was dabbed with amber freckles on her nose and her cheekbones.  She had a smooth forehead—wide and wondering, with expressive dark eyebrows hovering above bright eyes.  487 more words


My Poem...Remnant


There was a time
when we, so young,
too young, believed
forever was a choice
that we could make.

Until at last,
life proved us wrong. 40 more words

Creative Writing