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Reaching for the light
Is a constant pursuit
Even in darkness
A sparkle
Is life
When the sun
Meanders through the sky
It’s shadow am I… 47 more words

Poems And Such

Geocaching in the Swiss Alps

After a comfortably cool night of rest, I woke bright and early before the alarm clock stirred. The plus thirty-five degree heat wave blocked by grey clouds and morning mist. 974 more words

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Reading is one of the most awful things I can do and probably the most boring ever.

What? Why? WHY?!!

The only reason is I can’t see the value of it. 259 more words


What do you know?

I got to thinking about what I knew when I was a teenager, perhaps because I wrote a piece for another blog about my expectations of my college students. 992 more words


Love for Biography and Memoir Books

“The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.” – James Bryce

I find that one of the best ways to learn about humanity, history and the world in general is through reading biographies and memoirs. 1,522 more words

Up Close & Personal

I Don't Want to Be an Author

I hadn’t actually thought much about being an author. Like, being an “I do nothing but write for a living” author. In the last couple years, as I worked retail while also writing my book, I thought maybe being a full-time author would be nice. 405 more words


Small Books Are Good, Too

Last week I wrote in praise of doorstoppers – books over 500 pages. But I also love really short books: there’s just as much writing skill involved in making a narrative concise, and it can be supremely satisfying to pick up a book and polish it off within a couple hours, especially if you’re in a situation of captured attention as on a plane. 1,196 more words