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The Wooden Box

In March 2010 I married my eternal companion The General.  We chose the date we did to coincide with the full moon.  This particular full moon was special though.   266 more words

Creative Process


One of the definitions of persistence is “to go on resolutely or stubbornly in spite of opposition, importunity, or warning.” We see persistence everyday. We also see incidences when people gave up. 456 more words

A To Z Blogging Challenge


Quator Station, Quator Station

I’m thinking of renaming Wild Heart to Quator Station, Quator Station, but the Navicomp gave me a look that suggested otherwise. I swear! 492 more words

Bloody Pirates

Stealing the General

It began and ended on April 12th, 153 years ago. A civilian man from the North called James Andrews took a band of soldiers deep into the heart of the South, in Georgia, during the Civil War, risking life and limb to take a locomotive. 172 more words

AFI Top 100

Foolishness: My Favorite Comedies

Happy April Fools!  I’m honestly not a big fan of practical jokes but I do enjoy a good laugh.  I thought given the day I would share with all of you 10 of my favorite comedies. 1,667 more words


1955 – Birth of actor Brendan Gleeson in Dublin.

His best-known films include Braveheart, Gangs of New York, In Bruges, 28 Days Later, the Harry Potter films, The Guard, The General, The Butcher Boy and the role of Michael Collins in The Treaty. 194 more words

Irish History