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Someone in the audience asked, “How do you know you’re living your life’s purpose?” Good question!  How DO we know? Here were the answers from others in the room: 295 more words


The Water Detail (Part 1 of 2)

Now, this is the way we give them the water cure…. Lay them on their backs, a man standing on each hand and each foot, then put a round stick in the mouth and pour a pail of water in the mouth and nose, and if they don’t give up pour in another pail. 980 more words

Oscar Giner

Does Reading Make You A Better Writer?

Does reading make you a better writer?

Stephen King in his book ‘On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft’ says:

“The real importance of reading is that it creates an ease and intimacy with the process of writing; one comes to the country of the writer with one’s papers and identification pretty much in order. 821 more words

On Writing

Dad's Quote of the Day

“If your job is to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning.  And if it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the big one first.” 355 more words

Past Imperfect - #347

Becky Thatcher: “I sure as hell ain’t goin’ up there.”

Tom Sawyer: “But Huck said all the answers we ever wanted is at the top of those stairs.” 560 more words


Grandmother's Day

Mothers Day brought together three mothers and one grandmother. Kristin is the mother of Elijah (11 months). Alice is the mother of Calvin (five months). Kay is the mother of Kristin and Andrew (Calvin’s father) and grandmother of Elijah and Calvin. 161 more words


Cryptoquote Spoiler - 05/13/18

“Never learn to do anything; if you don’t learn, you’ll always find someone else to do it for you.”   —   Mark Twain

(There always seems to be a grain of truth in the silliest things he said.  21 more words