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...and then receive it back.

From John Steinbeck’s East of Eden—a book I’m trying, for the fourth time, to read through to the end.

It wasn’t very long until all the land in the barren hills near King City and San Ardo was taken up, and ragged families were scattered through the hills, trying their best to scratch a living from the thin flinty soil.

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★~ James Dean Tribute~★

James Dean was an American actor who lived from February 8th, 1931 till September 30th, 1955. His parents were dental technician, Winton Dean and Mildred Wilson. 325 more words

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Thou Mayest

Life is a choice. Everyday is a choice. We can always choose who will we become or who will we become not. We are given freewill. 314 more words


The Case for Long Reads

The pilot’s voice was deep and fuzzy over the intercom as he told us all we were holding for just a moment as the gate cleared. 513 more words


Sunday Contemplation -- Finding Wisdom -- John Steinbeck (Part 2)

In my last post regarding John Steinbeck, I left off with the great novels of the 1930s, ending with the Grapes of Wrath.  For most novelists his achievements up to this point would be regarded as considerable.  2,876 more words


Writing by me: Flight

I like this, but I don’t feel like submitting it anywhere, so I’ll share it with you instead.



He loves the recycled air taste of the plane. 1,320 more words

Writing By Me