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; A new chapter

Well, this is something new. People have been telling me to blog and journal my trials for years. I guess I’ve been journaling for a long time, but most of that lies locked away, in archives and corridors as deep as the originals in my soul. 303 more words

Semi-colon.Lover or hater?

Hated by some, revered by others: the semi-colon is the marmite of punctuation. Use wisely!


  • Kurt Vonnegut – “transvestite hermaphrodites representing absolutely nothing.”
  • US, Donald Barthelme – “ugly as a tick on a dog’s belly….
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Weekly Literacy Focus

In Jeopardy on Jeopardy

Whenever my husband David and I visit my father-in-law, we have to watch Jeopardy so that sweet man can count how many answers his Son-the-Genius gets right. 856 more words

Life Lessons

WriteTip: Comma Use and Semi-Colons

A new feature for this week! In my day job, I’m an English teacher, and I’d like to share some of the finer details of the English language as I know it. 441 more words


Back down the rabbit hole

Depression sucks. Like really sucks. And when you hit a low spot it can feel like the whole world is crashing in around you, flying unerringly towards the void that is opening up in your chest. 1,620 more words


Coming to Terms that I can't Keep my Head Buried in the Ground.

In receiving my diagnosis, I’ve had to have a few sit downs with myself so that I can fully understand what this disease will do to my body.  1,042 more words

What are the Rules in Using Punctuation Marks?

Punctuation is the system of symbols that guides the readers while reading any content. In brief, it helps the readers to read the texts in a right manner. 585 more words

English Grammar