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resting vs busy

So often we get this so wrong.

What is it about our lives that we don’t take the time to smell the roses? (we even call that smell the coffee now.) 410 more words


gone in a flash of earth’s orbit

I took a week off many of the writing prompts I enjoy to deal with some of the crap going on in my real life. Writing was for distraction but had become too distracting. 196 more words


A funny thing happened on the way to …

Original Cinema Quad Poster – Movie Film Posters

It is no secret I like old black & white movies, English kitchen sink movies, Ealing comedies and all the rest, but… 334 more words


To others her life may not seem like much, that doesn’t matter because it is the life she loves.


Geisha, A Life - Mineko Iwasaki

In 2002, Mineko Iwasaki began working with Rande Brown in an effort to tell her story. Geisha, A Life was published in September 2003. The story of Mineko Iwasaki’s life is a truly engaging and riveting read. 277 more words


Keep Love

“Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.”
~ Oscar Wilde

photo: courtesy of Neil Papworth


Svevo Svevo Svevo

Here are some quick notes on Italo Svevo’s A Life, composed hastily in an ill-advised fit of procrastination:

All of Svevo’s work occupies the space between expectations and their brutal frustration. 675 more words