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The Atom World

There is a street in LA that has everything, at least, everything that my world needs. Juice, coffee, books, yoga, independent shopping, wine, cheese, parking. On this street, each of these are each well done, particularly the book store, where on the cashier’s counter I encountered Ray Bradbury’s “The Illustrated Man.” 281 more words

Writing

The Utterly Perfect Murder

“An Utterly Perfect Murder” from Long After Midnight by Ray Bradbury

“The idea had come to me for some reason on my forty-eighth birthday…I will arise and kill Ralph Underhill.”

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Flashback

"Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future." Ray Bradbury

My love affair with libraries started more than 35 years ago when my parents first took me to our local library and registered me there. To a child who read voraciously this was a gift that kept on giving. 694 more words

Books

Your Audience

Every writer, every singer, every actor, comic, dancer, musician, poet, painter, DJ, reporter, journalist, worker, politician, everyone, wants to make money in their chosen path,  be successful, be adored, be famous. 811 more words

I'll have some focus and patience, and a side of fries please

Today I became giddy at the description of a literary agent my best friend had queried. She was, in a nutshell, the exact target demographic for the fiction work I’ve been puttering away on for something like five years. 405 more words

Blogging

Lady in a Pickle

I’m always glad when people realise they’ve been making poor life choices. It gives hope to the normal people out there who pour scorn on the Hipsters who think acting like a sideshow attraction somehow makes you “edgy” or “interesting”. 334 more words

Lifestyle

Fahrenheit 451 (1966)

Francois Truffaut’s 1966 film is an excellent adaptation of the acclaimed 1953 novel of the same name, by American Sci-Fi author, Ray Bradbury. The book and the film highlight that the desire to open ones self up to new ideas will never (hopefully not)die. 1,434 more words

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