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June 24, 2017 -- The fifth anniversary of the Silver Birch Press blog!

We started the Silver Birch Press blog on June 24, 2012 — and today celebrate our fifth anniversary. Thank you to our community of contributors, readers, and nearly 10,000 followers for making the Silver Birch Press blog part of your daily routine.   278 more words

Writing

Grand Canyon Sunrise

6.20.17 – “The city seen from the Queensboro Bridge is always the city seen for the first time, in its first wild promise of all the mystery and the beauty in the world.” – F. 34 more words

Can't Fight This Feeling

Saturday! Yesterday was so obnoxiously humid that I was completely exhausted when I finished all the running around I had to do yesterday; it was all I could do to stay awake. 638 more words

Writing

Book of da Week: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby is one of those famous books we’re not particularly bothered about but, apparently, it’s a big deal. For some, F. Scott Fitgerald’s (1896- 1940) novel is a slice of perfection – whilst we can’t praise his beautiful, lyrical writing style enough, we can indicate we’re not overly impressed with the story on this one, which we found to be dull. 501 more words

History

F. Scott Fitzgerald says:

So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.

Reading F. Scott Fitzgerald's Stories with Sandee Woodside

This month I signed up an interesting small tutor-led class, “The Great Gatsby and New York,” on a new Taipei English course shopping website called  1,086 more words

Writing

Thought For the Day: Happy First Day of Summer

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.”  38 more words

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