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Compensative Creativity?

Writing is a struggle when I must hunt and peck the keys. It’s physically challenging and mentally challenging. It took three or four moments longer than usual to tap out the first several words of this paragraph, today. The reason … Continue reading

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Skillful Speech

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” This catchy little chant is one of the first clever idioms we learn as young children. In the world of four-year-old children, it’s a good bit of … Continue reading

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Write Your Memoir

A couple of my out of state friends have decided to write their autobiographies or memoirs.  I’m quite happy they are, because this fact gives me moral support in my own planning for the same type of project.  The three … Continue reading

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Hello Dali

If there is any one person who we immediately associate with the phrase, “Think outside of the box”, he is Salvador Dalí.  Most of us know his famous paintings with drooping clock faces and other distorted images. We think of Dalí … Continue reading

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American Vandal (Review)

We Mark Twain junkies are happy to find yet another biography about our favorite writer on the shelves.    Fortunately, for the general public, the most recent publications by and of  the life and times of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, have been released … Continue reading

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Shameless Self-Promotion

Do you ever watch the YouTube personal “vlogs” that  seem like bragging videos?  Sometimes I stumble across “vloggers” whose main reason for creating videos is to show off their lifestyle. We’re “treated” to tours of their apartments or homes, vehicles, … Continue reading

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Inspire Your Heart With Art Day

As long as I can remember, I’ve had an incredible admiration and love of Art Deco and Art Nouveau. Close behind those styles are paintings and sculpture of modernism, especially abstract expressionism. These categories are only my very favorites.  Practically … Continue reading

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