Monthly Archives: December 2017

Invective

Originally posted on From the Keyboards:
“…if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.”  (George Orwell) I’ve tended to use profanity the way many people do—as an exclamation point. Hit my head on the freezer door (freezers on the…

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Merry and Bright

Originally posted on From the Keyboards:
Wishing everyone a joyous holiday and happy new year. Peace.

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Kids Still Say the Funniest Things

Originally posted on chocofigbee:
Kids still say the funniest things. I often wondered where they heard it or picked it up, right down to the appropriate mannerisms that little munchkins can imitate so well and then pick the right moments to say…

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There’s Something About Christmas

Originally posted on chocofigbee:
There’s something about Christmas that brings out the grouchiness  in normally reasonable people. Over the years, I’ve figured out a few things.  Grumbling loudly while standing in a postal line-up, doesn’t make the line go faster. If…

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Doughnuts For Kids Part II

Originally posted on chocofigbee:
(A group of concerned Moms decided to hold a “Doughnut Event” to raise money for much needed playground equipment. Being a mini-United Nations kind of neighbourhood, the doughnuts presented as an international event as well. .…

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Pan Fried

Originally posted on From the Keyboards:
My parents had a cast iron skillet. It wasn’t very big, but many of the meals we had came out of it—eggs, burgers, chicken, steaks, fish, and grilled cheese sandwiches. The color of pitch,…

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Poetry Going Mainstream?

Originally posted on nbsmithblog…random digressions and musings:
Apparently, it is. When I think about books of poetry, I don’t think of them as selling well. A few copies here, a few copies there, and maybe, just maybe, a hundred…

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Goodreads Has Not-So-Good News for Indie Authors

Originally posted on Eva Lesko Natiello:
Anyone familiar with my book marketing coaching for indie authors, knows that I love Goodreads. After all, Goodreads has been critical to the success of many self-published authors who want to get their books…

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