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YAY! LA Magazine

Alright, so here‘s a very recent one, written in the miserable weather at the start of the month, and newly published by the very cheerful… 19 more words

Happy St. Penguin's Day

Monday was St. Penguin’s Day. It came unexpectedly, as it always does. Two days before we had toasted each other with “Happy First Day of Spring!” When you live in the Midwest, where winter lasts about six months, and you get tired of wearing a scarf around your face, and even more tired of cooking up “frozen mixed vegetables,” a dish which greatly resembles fishfood, spring is perhaps more joyous than Christmas. 361 more words

Life In The Midwest

... On being called a writer - Argggh!

“Why do you use words you make up?” my son, asked.

Corporations use them as adwords to get their point across so why, can’t I? 605 more words

On Becoming A Writer.

Very Modern Scots

We experienced a cumberbrush today. You’re asking, “What’s that?”

It’s when you just miss being in the same place as Benedict Cumberbatch.

Now, we’ve been in Edinburgh for three weeks; and we’ve been to Earthy at least half a dozen times (for groceries, not just cakes!). 82 more words

Very Modern Scots

We experienced a cumberbrush today. You’re asking, “What’s that?”

It’s when you just miss being in the same place as Benedict Cumberbatch.

Now, we’ve been in Edinburgh for three weeks; and we’ve been to Earthy at least half a dozen times (for groceries, not just cakes!). 82 more words

In Need of Neologisms

How many words are there in the English Language? The OED has over 600,000 words defined, so that’s a good approximation.  You’d think that would be enough, but so often lately I can’t find exactly the word that I need to express a specific idea. 577 more words

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