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A detour through Haiku City

This little snippet of “poetry” made me laugh out loud when I saw it in George Takei’s Facebook feed. I haven’t been able to pinpoint the original author, but RESPECT. 8 more words
Attempted Humor

Help kill my darlings

“In writing, you must kill your darlings.”

William Faulkner said that, although I’ve always blamed Truman Capote. No matter: Either way, it’s true.

Self-editing can be painful and difficult, because it requires that you judge yourself. 252 more words


25 years of awful wedded bliss

Today is Steve’s and my 25th wedding anniversary.

Look at us! We were so young … so clueless … and so deliriously happy.

I was thinking last night about how to best mark the occasion. 413 more words


JP Morgan Buys Greece Over Weekend

In secret negotiations over the weekend, JP Morgan Chase purchased Greece for $2 per share.  On Sunday night, Jamie Dimon has a conference call with Eurozone finance ministers to alert them of the deal and allay concerns about doing business with Greece. 161 more words


Imaginary tinnitus

I get stuck sometimes. Like right now. In order to write something when I’m stuck l use my imagination. I’m having a lot of tinnitus tonight so maybe I’ll to work in also. 203 more words


Steve's Stupid Idea: Adam and Eve

The prompt for this week is “Is there someone from history that you want to slap?  Who and Why?”.  Read ’em and weep.

I really didn’t have to think too much about this one.  385 more words