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A to Z Blogging Challenge: Questions

Questions on top of questions…. Miranda asked too many questions.The old dog sure could dish them out, but she seemed to avoid answering many. 335 more words


Q Is For Quo Vadis #atozchallenge

Q is for Quo Vadis

This is another movie my mother and I watched together. I was a little girl and the epic glory of the film, the moving plot, the historic dramatization and the costumes kept me hooked. 197 more words


Death, Taxes, and Quotations

Nothing is certain but death and taxes, or so the old saying goes.  Another popular quote: “Always look on the bright side of life.”  Perhaps someone might also say, “Always look on the bright side of death and taxes.” 136 more words

How Writers Roll

It’s Monday. It’s raining. It’s beautiful.  The kids are gone back to school and I am surrounded by blessed silence tempered only by the drip, drop, pat, pat, pat of raindrops. 508 more words


On Re-Learning How to Write, How to Think, How to Be

At one of my workplaces, a client routinely presents the staff with unsolicited “important reading material”. These long, formal letters, addressed to third parties but cc’d for our attention, implicate major news events and miscellaneous personal encounters in a vast campaign of human rights violations visited upon the author over the last quarter century. 2,170 more words

Casual Essays

A to Z Blogging Challenge: Power

Power is the thing needed to rule. It is one aspect of nature that all are bound to. Might makes right. Those with p… 727 more words


P Is For Pride And Prejudice #atozchallenge

P is for Pride And Prejudice

“Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain.

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