Monthly Archives: February 2015

This Writing Thing – Rules and Tips – Part Two

Guess what? I found The Guardian‘s article Ten Rules for writing fiction, Part 1 and Part 2.  It’s a compilation of many authors giving their ten rules or tips for writing. I counted at least 26 authors . . . that’s 260 … Continue reading

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Chicago 2008 in Black and White

My earlier post documented my visit to Chicago’s millennium Park and the Navy Pier. It was an enjoyable afternoon full of color, shiny stuff, water, boats, and buildings. Did I mention color? Well, here’s the funny part . . . … Continue reading

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This Writing Thing – Rules and Tips – Part One

Another post likely to bore readers . . . except them who desperately seek easy answers and an easy path to becoming great, famous, and humble writers. In the course of doing research on writing answers, I came across numerous … Continue reading

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Chicago – 2008

In 2008 we had a short visit to the middle of Illinois. While there, Melisa had the opportunity to go see a play in Chicago, a 3.5 hours drive from where we were. The play was Jersey Boys, the plan … Continue reading

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Outside and Inside

Outside (photo stylized with Pixlr Pencil Sketch): Inside: Outside (photo stylized with Pixlr Pencil Sketch): Inside: All in all, I’m glad I’m inside. That’s it. This post has ended . . . except for the stuff below.  ~ ~ ~ ~ … Continue reading

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Weekly Challenge: Rule of Thirds – Part 2

Perhaps my first post did not quite capture the theme . . . Here; let me try again: Rule of Thirds That’s it. This post has ended . . . except for the stuff below. <><><><><><><><o><><><><><><><><><o><><><><><><><> Note: if you are not reading this … Continue reading

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Weekly Challenge: Rule of Thirds – Part 1

I don’t normally participate but I finally saw something I could partake in . . .  Rule of Thirds That’s it. This post has ended . . . except for the stuff below. <><><><><><><><o><><><><><><><><><o><><><><><><><> Note: if you are not reading this blog post … Continue reading

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